There are currently no formal international agreements linking nuclear weapons and cyber capabilities, and to fill this void states have invested considerable resource to address the ‘cyber’ challenge – but what does this mean for the security of nuclear weapons?
The security of space is a globally shared security concern. States must take collective action to find much needed international solutions to balance priorities, ensure equitable access, and protect national security and the outer space environment.
New analysis by Bourse & Bazaar and the European Leadership Network evaluates INSTEX’s design and operationalization.
Last month it was reported that President Trump had signed a letter signalling the United States’ intention to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty. If true, this would weaken US security.
Given the threat of nuclear terrorism facing the global community, there is a dire need to recapture political attention and momentum on nuclear security.
A decade on, ELN Policy Fellow Max Hoell analyses developments in the P5 process to date and recommends steps to overcome its current impasse.
Rising complexity is neither a justification for discarding arms control arrangements nor an excuse for inaction in agreeing new measures. Over 100 members of the ELN’s senior network call on world leaders to prioritise nuclear diplomacy at the UN General Assembly
The recent US allegations against Russia for violating the CTBT weaken the treaty and fuel speculation that the US might ‘unsign’ the test ban. This paper lays out the repercussions of these recent actions and offers recommendations for supporters of the CTBT.
NATO now needs to ensure that the INF Treaty’s collapse will neither exacerbate NATO-Russia confrontation, nor lead to a destabilizing arms build-up in Europe.
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.