Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, the Hon. Franklin C. Miller, responds to the claim that now is the time for a renaissance in disarmament
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The Kremlin’s attempt to prevent North Macedonia joining NATO created some difficulties but proved to be rather clumsy and damaging to Russia’s own interests.
Cyber threats for national nuclear weapons systems are still below the radar yet they constitute a growing and real risk that needs to be addressed.
Ground-launched cruise missiles are not the main military issue, as their effect on strategic stability remains limited. Greater problems will arise as soon as Russia and the US start the testing, production and deployment of intermediate-range ballistic missiles.
Reflecting on NATO’s celebration of its 70th anniversary, Dr Dan Plesch proposes the opportunity for a third great charter of Paris to address the elimination and governing of ‘Weapons of All Destruction’.
The 2019 NPT Review Conference looks set to be as polarising as ever. Here are the issues the NPT community will need to find common ground on in order to strengthen the NPT regime.
Today the debate over European ‘strategic autonomy’ revolves mostly around the military aspects of the EU security and defence policy. However, the Union’s added value vis-à-vis other actors in the field has often been within the civilian realm.
Whilst unbridgeable differences regarding the Ban Treaty exist, the urgent need to prevent the unacceptable humanitarian consequences of the use of nuclear weapons and risks this weaponry entails must be of shared concern, argues Ambassador Alexander Kmentt
Although the EU’s increased defence efforts and states’ diverging industrial interests will inevitably create tensions in the short-term, these should not be allowed to poison transatlantic relations.