Mary Kaldor is professor and director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics and Political Science and author of New and Old Wars: Organized Violence in a Global Era (Stanford).. She was a founding member of European Nuclear Disarmament (END) and co-chair of the Helsinki Citizens Assembly.
As the world reacts to news of North Korea's underground nuclear test, a crucial anniversary is observed: Twenty years ago at the Reykjavik Summit, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev outlined a vision for a non-nuclear world. What went wrong? In this Nation forum, four experts from the nonproliferation movement discuss how to put disarmament back on the world's agenda.
We must contain terror and protect its victims through extending human rights law.