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NATO enlargement: Avoiding missteps

In this report, ELN Senior Associate Fellow Nick Williams, argues that NATO needs to consider its own interest when considering future enlargements, particularly the credibility and effectiveness of Article 5. This could include partnerships focussed more on the defence needs of NATO and proof that the aspirant member has developed in full its individual capacity to resist armed attack.

1 April 2020 | Nicholas Williams
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