It is easier and more appealing at many levels to stereotype than to assess the many factors at play, but simplification of statements leads to simplification of policy. Members of the Contact Group on Russia-West issue a group statement calling for dialogue, not stereotyping.
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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
European think tank directors and founders from Rome to Riga issue a joint call to the US to reconsider its approach to the Iran nuclear deal.
The Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group’s latest statements support crisis management dialogue and cooperation among governments in addressing cyber threats to nuclear weapons systems.
EASLG: Support for Cooperation among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Weapons Systems
Due to increased cyber capabilities transforming and creating new nuclear risks, the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group propose actions that work towards building a better understanding of the global nature of this threat.
The Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group address the risk in the lack of effective and reliable crisis management dialogue and provide a foundation for crisis management advocacy.
Members of the Younger Generation Leaders Network publish an open letter urging President’s Trump and Putin to preserve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, resolve compliance issues, and work to protect nuclear arms control.
European political, diplomatic and military leadership figures appeal to the US and Russia to find a constructive resolution to the INF crisis.
An approach which aims to inject new thinking into Russia-NATO relations has been proposed by the ELN-supported Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe, endorsed by former foreign and defence ministers, military leaders, diplomats and experts from the United Kingdom, Turkey, Russia, France, Ukraine, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. The proposal outlines “interim rules of the game” to allow for more transparency, predictability and risk reduction as well as for avoiding misunderstanding, miscalculation and unintended escalation.