With the international nuclear agreement with Iran in peril following the U.S. withdrawal from it, Esfandyar Batmanghelidj and Axel Hellman present a vision of a new banking architecture that could be at the heart of a European package to protect Europe-Iran economic ties and help sustain the deal in spite of U.S. sanctions.
Sahil Shah argues that future is yet to be written for the Korean Peninsula and a positive outcome depends on the successful negotiation and implementation of tangible assurances and strong verification of disarmament pledges. Key to the “denuclearization” agenda is North Korea having a relationship with international organizations such as the CTBTO and IAEA.
Despite the fact that no legal mechanism can block the US decision, there is still a window of opportunity to save the INF treaty.
Dr Anna Péczeli argues the fall of the INF Treaty is primarily the result of Russian violation, but European allies and the US are also responsible for its demise.
Stephen Kinnock MP writes Russia-West relations are at a delicately balanced inflection point with deep division and political over-reaching on both sides. Both sides must learn from their mistakes, and start showing the political will and leadership that is so long overdue.
Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, Franklin C, Miller, argues that European states should be mindful of Russian threats and activities and should direct their concerns to Moscow, not to the United States.
European political, diplomatic and military leadership figures appeal to the US and Russia to find a constructive resolution to the INF crisis.
Professor Götz Neuneck writes proposals for Europe to prevent the collapse of the INF Treaty, which he argues would not only be a sharp break from previous arms control policy but risks challenging the nuclear arms control framework in its entirety.
On November 21-23, ELN Policy Fellows Alice Billon-Galland and Katarzyna Kubiak participated in the 2018 Weimar Young Perspectives at Genshagen Castle, near Berlin.
Following a two-day forum on the future of Russia-West relations hosted with King's College London, we share interviews with a number of event participants.
ELN Policy Fellow Alice Billon-Galland participates in the GLOBSEC 2018 Young Leaders Forum in Bratislava
Alice Billon-Galland will take part in the cyber security policy working group.