The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament is set to protest outside the US embassy today to demand an end to Donald Trump's arms race, coinciding with his presidential inauguration. Thousands are expected as part of a series of co-ordinated protests.
Seventy years after the devastating atomic bombing of Hiroshima, US Secretary of State John Kerry has made a commemorative visit to the Hiroshima Peace Park, making him the most senior US official to have ever done so.
The states who are party to the 2010 Review Conference have been positive in affirming the so called 'three pillars' of the Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT). These are the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, nuclear disarmament by the Nuclear Weapons States, and the right to the peaceful use of nuclear technology.
It is this last point, however, that has increasingly concerned me over the first week of this Review Conference.