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Convincing Nuclear-armed Countries to Take the Path to Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

With the upcoming entry into force of the nuclear ban treaty, an important question arises: what strategy can we, American civil society groups, adopt to leverage the TPNW to steer the U.S. and the other nuclear-armed states towards total elimination of nuclear weapons? To answer this question, Physicians for Social Responsibility has conducted a series of interviews with Canadian and American disarmament experts to garner advice to guide our strategy. In particular, we sought ideas for shorter-term objectives which, when combined, would steer nuclear-armed states towards our goal.