Nuclear Tension on the Rise – October 22, 2017

Nuclear Tension on the Rise – October 22, 2017

Nuclear Tension on the Rise – October 22, 2017

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Nuclear tension on the rise.

Alison speaks to Se-Woong Koo, co-founder and publisher of Korea Expose, about the mood on the ground in South Korea given the escalating rhetoric between the United States and North Korea.

Aaron David Miller, vice-president and director of the Middle East program at the Wilson Center, talks to Alison about the broader implications of the current global nuclear threat.

James Fergusson, deputy director at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at the University of Manitoba, speaks to Alison about what is at stake for Canada in this climate of rising nuclear tensions.

Alison also talks to Douglas Roche, a Canadian Senator and former ambassador for disarmament, about the need for Canada to sign onto the new UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.