Sarah Bidgood directs the Eurasia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. Her research focuses on US-Soviet and US-Russia nonproliferation and arms control cooperation, as well as the nonproliferation regime more broadly. She is the co-editor of Once and Future Partners: The United States, Russia, and Nuclear Non-proliferation (London, UK: International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2018). Her work has appeared in International Security, Arms Control Today, The Nonproliferation Review, and Foreign Policy, among other publications. Her analysis has been featured in media outlets including The Washington Post, CNN, NBC, NPR, The Guardian, Vice News, and VOX. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Defence Studies at King’s College London.
Content by Sarah Bidgood
Several countries, including the US and the Soviet Union, developed and tested radiological weapons before abandoning their programs. Today, there is a real risk that states may again pursue these weapons. Within the context of the P5, could now be the time to revive the initiative to ban radiological weapons?