On Sunday 10 December the Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for their work on the negotiation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). To examine the implications of this treaty for the global nuclear order, the ELN has commissioned a collection of essays, bringing together contributions from a distinguished group of nuclear policy and arms control experts.
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The ELN examines the strengths and weaknesses of NATO deterrence posture, and how alliance policy can be improved and more effectively communicated. Doing so, the authors argue, of crucial importance to Euro-Atlantic security.
Martin Zapfe, head of the Global Security Team at the Center for Security Studies (ETH Zurich), offers his thoughts on how to improve NATO's defence and deterrence posture in the short-term.
In the first of a new ELN Issue Brief series on arms control, Dr Alexey Arbatov examines the evolving policies of Russia and NATO on the first use of nuclear weapons. Dr Arbatov’s brief goes beyond specific doctrinal points of concern, such as the concept of ‘escalating to de-escalate’ (the limited first use of nuclear weapons in […]
ELN Research Fellow Thomas Frear speaks at the UK PONI/RUSI event "The UK Deterrent in an age of Trump and Putin" in Plymouth on February 21, 2017.
Sir Adam Thomson argues that whilst a clear position on NATO from President Trump is imperative, European allies must acknowledge that they can and should do more to support the alliance; not only in the form of increased military spending, but in clear communication to the public on the value of NATO and of the US' engagement.