Under the purview of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, Mauritania is now free of landmines for the first time in four decades. Committing to weapons treaties like these can also influence nonstate actors to do the same.
The United States has announced their withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. Abandoning the treaty would make the world, especially Europe, less secure and mark another Cold-War-style arms race.
The following analysis is from Volume 3, Issue 4 of the Peace Science Digest Citation: Hamel-Green, M. (2018). The implications