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Commentary

Russia’s Basic Principles and the Cyber-Nuclear Nexus

Following the public release of previously classified Russia documents on nuclear deterrence, Dmitry Stefanovich explores the growing concerns over cyber threats and the potential opportunities for the P5.

14 July 2020 | Dmitry Stefanovich
Global Security|Cyber|Emerging technologies|Military Doctrine|Nuclear Weapons|Russia|Russia-West Relations
Commentary

Iran’s Hormuz Peace Endeavor and the future of Persian Gulf security

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.

7 July 2020 | Nicole Grajewski
Global Security|Arms Control|Iran|Security
Commentary

The EU’s eastern neighbourhood demands a coherent approach. The Eastern Partnership fails to deliver.

The next phase of the EU’s Eastern Partnership will be launched this week. The approach set out so far fails to deliver – at this week’s summit, leaders should address the gaps.

17 June 2020 | Ben Challis
Euro-Atlantic Security|Armenia|Belarus|Black Sea|Central Asia|Diplomacy|Eastern Europe|Eastern Partnership|EU|Eurasian Economic Union|Europe|European Neighbourhood Policy|Foreign policy|Governance|Moldova|Russia-West Relations|Ukraine
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APLN statement on COVID-19 and nuclear security

The COVID-19 global health and economic crises have exposed fundamental flaws and weaknesses in the institutions dealing with international peace and security – and the absence of effective political leadership to correct them.

16 June 2020
Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Security|Nuclear Weapons|Security
Commentary

The flawed logic of the French “nuclear warning”

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.

15 June 2020 | Jean-Marie Collin
Global Security|Arms Control|France|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Security|Nuclear Weapons|Risk Reduction