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Commentaries

Commentary

Does NATO have an arms-control brain?

Rather than forever circling the wagons, NATO needs to develop its own ideas so that it can respond credibly to its adversaries’ proposals and restore its leadership role. As the alliance’s leaders gather this week, the ELN’s director Adam Thomson argues that they must recognize that reviving the arms-control agenda is the key to members’ collective defence.

15 June 2021 | Adam Thomson

Policy briefs & reports

Report

Open Skies in the Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities

Both Russia and NATO member states are increasing their military presence and activities in the Arctic, and threat perceptions on both sides are intensifying, write Katarina Kertysova and Dr. Alexander Graef. Cooperative aerial observation, which lies at the heart of the Open Skies Treaty, has a useful role to play in mitigating military security risks and addressing environmental challenges in the region.