The spectacle of thousands of soldiers gassed to death in France announced to the world that a new class of weapons had arrived.
A decades-long policy of ambiguity means that Israel's chemical arsenal remains the subject of speculation.
After decades of deadly enmity, Libya and the West made a major breakthrough on weapons of mass destruction. How?
Israel's prime minister failed to undermine the validity of Iran's nuclear deal, and instead ended up demonstrating just how important it is.
Nothing the world has done has stopped Bashar al-Assad's regime from using chemical weapons – but it's imperative to keep trying.
The charges against a Sydney man for allegedly acting as an 'economic agent' for North Korea are set against the background of recent tougher UN sanctions against the rogue nation.
Australia is playing a major role in developing legal guidelines that would govern how any war in space is played out. The authors of MILAMOS hope the manual is never actually required.
An insight into Iranian media and public opinion in the aftermath of Donald Trump's speech decertifying the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal.
South Korea has a very particular part to play in handling Pyongyang, but Moon Jae-in has a different one in mind.
The international community has been trying to stop North Korea from developing long-range missiles for decades. So how did North Korea get one?
The use of nuclear weapons – arguably the most devastating of all weapons of mass destruction – is currently not necessarily prohibited under international law.
Claims of the destructive powers of nuclear weapons have, for good reasons, been greatly exaggerated.
A precise, lethal chemical weapon hit in a foreign capital is a reminder that North Korea knows what it's doing.
People have been rising up against nuclear weapons ever since the first one was used – and it hasn't been for nothing.
A useful avatar for threats both real and perceived, the notion of a pan-Islamic nuclear weapon has little to do with reality.
One of the world's worst nightmares could in fact be an unexpected opportunity.
The global nuclear non-proliferation regime depends on American leadership. What if Donald Trump loses interest?
In early December, the nations of the world are poised to take an historic step on nuclear weapons. Yet Australia sticks out like a sore thumb among Asia-Pacific nations in arguing against change.