A group of UK and French leadership figures held a discussion on global nuclear policy at the National Assembly building in Paris on December 7th 2011, under the auspices of the ELN. The dinner was hosted by former Prime Minister Michel Rocard, General (Rtd) Bernard Norlain, and Des Browne. More details will follow.
Wolfgang Ischinger identifies two prerequisites for re-establishing mutual trust between Russia and NATO: ballistic missile defence and tactical nuclear weapons.
Carlo Trezza argues that, after the failure of the NPT Conference, the chances of progressing multilaterally on the three NPT pillars are weak. Despite this, the Iran negotiations have opened the possibility of a general rule regarding enrichment and reprocessing for other initiatives.
In a joint statement, 70 senior European politicians, military figures and diplomats call for a new approach to security ahead of EU Council Meeting.