In this report, Tariq Rauf discusses organisational matters relating to the postponement of the review conference to 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and considers the proposal to convene the conference in 2022 in Vienna, Austria.
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We are currently facing a second quantum revolution which is set to become a game-changer in defence and security. Katarzyna Kubiak looks at how quantum technology applications might affect nuclear weapon capable submarines vulnerability to detection.
The Atlantic Council and European Leadership Network have published a joint report on how Europeans can fill the gap to preserve the JCPOA and promote regional peace and security.
Over the last four years, Europeans have been facing the fundamental challenge of Russia and the US turning away from arms control. Oliver Meier considers how Europeans might turn existing, stopgap responses to this into a long-term strategy to strengthen multilateral arms control instruments.
Simon Lunn and Nicholas Williams assess the contribution made by NATO in the field of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation. They find that arms control does not occupy a sufficiently visible or influential place in NATO’s approach to security and offer 13 policy recommendations to redress this.
Dr Alexander Graef assesses the current technical challenges and compliance issues facing the Open Skies Treaty and proposes six key recommendations ahead of the Treaty’s Review Conference in October.
As Belarus heads into its most turbulent elections in decades on 9th August, Ben Challis warns that there is an urgent need to avoid a dangerous competition for influence there between Russia and the West.
The product of a ten-month-long effort by the ELN to explore common ground among the five nuclear-weapon states (NWS) parties to the NPT, this new report from Dr Maximilian Hoell and Andreas Persbo offers practical recommendations for the P5 to reduce nuclear risks.
The ELN and King’s College London publish policy recommendations for the P5 process in the run-up to the next Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.