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Summer 1999

NATO Victory in Kosovo Revalues Russian, Chinese Nukes

Yashushi Akashi, formerly the undersecretary general of the United Nations who oversaw the UN-run elections in Cambodia and the UN presence in Bosnia, is director of the Hiroshima Peace Institute. Akashi is also co-chairman of the Tokyo Forum for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, a global panel of independent experts set up by the Japanese government to assess the dangers of nuclear war after the Indian and Pakistani tests last year. The Forum issued its report in August. Akashi spoke with NPQ editor Nathan Gardels in New York.

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