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Policy brief

Open Skies: A Status Neutral Approach for Georgia and Russia

ELN Research Fellow Thomas Frear argues that a resumption of Open Skies Treaty flights between Russia and Georgia is in the best interest of both, outlining a status-neutral method to overcome previously irreconcilable national positions.

29 August 2017 | Thomas Frear
Euro-Atlantic Security|Arms Control|Conventional Arms Control|CSBMs|Georgia|OSCE|Risk Reduction|Russia|Russia-West Relations
Policy brief

A Balancing Act: NATO States and the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Emil Dall, a Research Fellow at RUSI, examines the implications of adopting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons for NATO’s nuclear sharing policies and its commitment to disarmament.

31 July 2017 | Emil Dall
Global Security|NATO|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament
Policy brief

Trump, Putin and the Growing Risk of Military Escalation

Ahead of Presidents Trump and Putin’s much anticipated first encounter in Hamburg in the margins of the G20 summit in Hamburg later this week the ELN has published its latest policy brief on the growing risk of military escalation and what Trump and Putin can do to avoid it.

4 July 2017 | Lukasz Kulesa and Shatabhisha Shetty
Euro-Atlantic Security|Defence|NATO|Risk Reduction|Russia|Russia-West Relations|Security|United States
Policy brief

EU-NATO Relations: Inching forward?

Building on consultations with officials a new ELN report assesses the progress made since the 2016 EU-NATO Joint Declaration. It takes two key areas as case studies: exercising and capacity building, through which it identifies achievable opportunities for further EU-NATO cooperation.

16 May 2017 | Julia Himmrich and Denitsa Raynova
European Defence|Defence|Diplomacy|EU|NATO|Security