There is an opportunity for the Euro-Atlantic community to constructively engage with Iran and its neighbours in the wake of the COVID crisis. Although Iran’s HOPE initiative advances an intra-regional format, it may be insufficient in terms of the scope of military contacts and information exchange.
The ELN and King’s College London publish policy recommendations for the P5 process in the run-up to the next Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.
Sherri Goodman and Katarina Kertysova explore the growing risks of nuclear incidents in the Russian Arctic and propose concrete transparency and confidence-building measures to limit them.
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Nuclear risk reduction could be a feasible area to show progress during the next NPT Review Conference.
The EU’s eastern neighbourhood demands a coherent approach. The Eastern Partnership fails to deliver.
The next phase of the EU’s Eastern Partnership will be launched this week. The approach set out so far fails to deliver – at this week’s summit, leaders should address the gaps.
As the IAEA Board of Governors discuss Iran during their June 2020 convening, Sahil Shah argues that the E3 – the UK, France, and Germany – should reinvoke bold action seen in the early 2000s.
Policy briefs & reports
The question of how we manage the challenges and threats posed by “cyber” is perhaps one of the most talked-about security problems of our time. Dr Andrew Futter sets out the key criteria that we need to consider in future “cyber arms control”.
In a post-COVID world, greater convergence between the silos of security and defence is needed for a more efficient and effective way to deal with threats and risks to both people and states.
European supply chains are global lifelines: Why Europe must maintain medical exports during the COVID-19 pandemic
To lead during this global crisis, Europe must boost production of medical supplies not just to meet demand at home, but also to sustain commercial exports so the developing world isn’t solely dependent on aid.