Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Security Policy and Facilitator of the WMDFZ in the Middle East, Jaako Laajava on prospects and challenges for the future of the conference on WMD Free Zone in the Middle East .
Adopt, emulate, or avoid: Lessons from the JCPOA for the Middle East’s security and arms control architecture
As the Biden administration and incoming Raisi government are set to try to find common ground to re-implement the Iran nuclear deal, Farzan Sabet and Chen Zak explore what aspects of the JCPOA regional states may want to consider in broader regional or sub-regional structures, while avoiding its mistakes.
As progress on disarmament is stagnating, nuclear risk reduction may hold the key to keeping the pillar alive. Maren Vieluf writes that nuclear weapons states must step up and work tirelessly on risk reduction measures to fulfil their NPT commitments.
Tytti Erästö advocates for an increased role for the Nordic states in advancing the Humanitarian Initiative against nuclear weapons.