The US is scheduled to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty on November 22, against the wishes of a majority in Congress and on a questionable legal basis. Peter Jones argues the other Treaty members should “stop the clock” on the US withdrawal until the Biden Administration takes office.
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Over 75 currently serving parliamentarians from more than 20 European capitals, as well as members of the European Parliament and NATO Parliamentary Assembly, have joined forces to urge their U.S. Congressional counterparts to take action on the extension of the New START Treaty.
Seventy-five years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the distressing reality is that the risk of nuclear catastrophe is as great as it has ever been.
Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG): Advancing Strategic Stability and Reducing Nuclear Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region
Today—six months before the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) will expire if not extended—members of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) released a statement headlined “Advancing Strategic Stability and Reducing Nuclear Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region.”
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.
The ELN has issued a group statement, signed by 16 former high ranking military and defence figures from across Europe, urging all parties to remain in the agreement.
The Asia Pacific Leadership Network (APLN) has endorsed the ELN and The Iran Project’s joint statement “Transatlantic Call to Ease Humanitarian Trade with Iran due to the Covid-19 Pandemic”.
The European Trilateral Track 2 Nuclear Dialogues, organised by CSIS, issues a 2019 consensus statement by British, French and American deterrence, arms control, and non-proliferation experts.
The ELN and The Iran Project release a joint, high-level transatlantic statement on US sanctions and the need to ease humanitarian trade with Iran in the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak.