A group of global security leaders, including Chair of the ELN Lord Des Browne and ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson, call on the P5 to reaffirm the principle that a nuclear war must never be fought following Biden-Putin meeting.
The ELN convened over 70 experts, researchers, and practitioners from around the world to look at the nexus between disruptive technologies, nuclear decision-making and arms control. This workshop report explores the challenges and opportunities new technologies pose to existing arms control and proposes six policy recommendations.
Carlo Trezza argues it is time for the US to take up the policy of “no first use” of nuclear weapons, to show other nuclear states that this is both possible and desirable, and ultimately to reduce the risks of any nuclear confrontation.
Drawing on insights from former high-level nuclear decision-makers and current officials at a virtual pilot-workshop, this report explores the complexities posed by emerging technologies and their possible impact on nuclear weapon decision-making.
For the first time since the Cold War, the UK’s Integrated Review increases the limit for British nuclear warheads. While Russia’s nuclear doctrine and emerging technologies seem to be the most important driver behind the decision, it will be difficult for the UK Government to justify how this fits with NPT disarmament obligations.