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Policy brief

Modernising conventional arms control: An urgent imperative

As the Russia-NATO confrontation 
is intensifying, hopes of maintaining a degree of control and restraint in the continuing development of armed forces are rapidly fading. This policy brief proposes twelve innovative measures to reverse the negative trend of increased military confrontation.

9 March 2020 | Nicholas Williams and Simon Lunn
Euro-Atlantic Security|Arms Control|Conventional Arms Control|INF|NATO|OSCE|Russia|Russia-West Relations
Commentary

Iran and the NPT: Safeguards at stake

Next week as the IAEA’s board of governors meet in Vienna member states of the IAEA have an opportunity to de-escalate rising international tension over Iran’s refusal to provide the IAEA information about its nuclear activities. Success may depend on the agency’s Board of Governors ability to transcend polarisation.

6 March 2020 | Mark Hibbs
Global Security|EU|Europe|International Law|Iran|JCPOA|NPT|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Security|Nuclear Weapons|Russia|United States
Commentary

CEND and a changing global nuclear order

At present, current institutions underpinning the global nuclear order are not fit for purpose. New forums, such as CEND and “stepping stones”, serve a practical purpose of generating new ideas for promoting nuclear disarmament and reducing nuclear risk.

18 February 2020 | Heather Williams
Global Security|Emerging technologies|NPT|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Weapons|Risk Reduction
Policy brief

Iran on the Boil in the IAEA Boardroom: Russia, the West, and NPT Obligations

Ahead of the European Parliament’s exchange of views on the implementation of Iran’s NPT Safeguard Agreement and other nuclear obligations, this policy brief outlines growing differences on the topic between Russia and the West.

17 February 2020 | Mark Hibbs
EU|International Law|Iran|JCPOA|NPT|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Security|Nuclear Weapons|Russia|Russia-West Relations