There is an opportunity for the Euro-Atlantic community to constructively engage with Iran and its neighbours in the wake of the COVID crisis. Although Iran’s HOPE initiative advances an intra-regional format, it may be insufficient in terms of the scope of military contacts and information exchange.
The ELN continues its long-standing work on European-Iranian relations. All of the ELN’s work on Iran can be found on one page
The ELN and King’s College London publish policy recommendations for the P5 process in the run-up to the next Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.
Nuclear risk reduction could be a feasible area to show progress during the next NPT Review Conference.
As the IAEA Board of Governors discuss Iran during their June 2020 convening, Sahil Shah argues that the E3 – the UK, France, and Germany – should reinvoke bold action seen in the early 2000s.
Carrying out a “nuclear warning” – a non-repeatable strike intended to restore deterrence in case an adversary miscalculates – means the failure of deterrence. The very real consequence is escalation to a nuclear exchange.
This series from the ELN explores expert national viewpoints from the five nuclear-weapon states ahead of the NPT Review Conference.
ELN Policy Fellow Dr Katarzyna Kubiak presented her research on the relation between vertical proliferation and disarmament at the PONI 2019 Summer Conference in Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on 9th July 2019.
As part of the FIIA-led research project, ‘New challenges for strategic deterrence in the 21st century’, part of the implementation of the Finish Government Plan for Analysis, Assessment and Research for 2018, Sir Adam Thomson speaks to an audience on nuclear arms control.
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.