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Maximilian Hoell

Postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Global Security Research

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Dr Maximilian Hoell is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Global Security Research at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His current research includes the nuclear diplomacy of the P5 states and the wider WMD non-proliferation regimes, the US policy of extended deterrence in the Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific regions, as well as emerging technologies and their impact on nuclear matters.

Hoell was previously a senior policy fellow at the European Leadership Network, an assistant professor of politics and international relations at Northeastern University London and a lecturer and undergraduate programmes director at Université Paris Dauphine – PSL, London campus. He holds a PhD from University College London, an MSc from the London School of Economics, a postgraduate diploma from the University of Montpellier, and a BA from the University of Oxford.

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Nuclear dangers of Russia’s war against Ukraine: Implications for multilateral nuclear diplomacy and recommendations for risk reduction

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increases nuclear risks and represents a major setback for multilateral nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament diplomacy. To mitigate the risk of nuclear escalation, the P5 must demonstrate to the international community that they stand behind their joint affirmation that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.”