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Wed, Feb 5, 2020

The case for extending New START

US and global security would be greatly enhanced by extending New START for another five years. Extension would preserve the last effective and verifiable agreement that limits the strategic arms competition between the United States and Russia and make it easier to maintain deterrence and strategic stability by allowing both sides an assured second-strike capability.

New Atlanticist by Alexander Vershbow

Arms Control Nuclear Deterrence

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Tavakol quoted in TRT World on the 6 EU countries that joined INSTEX

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Dagres joins The Monocle to discuss the Iran Nuclear Deal and Tehran’s withdrawals after sanctions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control Defense Industry

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Daragahi joins WBUR on why Iran Won’t Talk With U.S. Without Nuclear Deal, Supreme Leader Says

In the News

Iran Nuclear Deterrence

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Priority-based approach to the North Korean nuclear issue—An enlightened dose of self-centeredness

From the time Chairman Kim Jong-Un started his “charm offensive” early last year until the fallout of the second summit meeting between Kim and President Donald Trump in Hanoi in February 2019, officials and experts have debated whether North Korea is ready for denuclearization on the terms of the United States and its allies. Rather […]

Report by Taisuke Mibae

Economic Sanctions Korea

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Diplomacy surrounding the Korean peninsula

For more than half a century, the US-Japan and US-ROK alliances have played critical roles for maintenance and enhancement of peace and security in Northeast Asia, the entire Asia-Pacific region, and even the world. The future course of US-North Korea and inter-Korea negotiations over denuclearization and building a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula is […]

Report by Taisuke Mibae and James L. Schoff

Korea Missile Defense

Tue, Apr 2, 2019

Reinvigorating NATO’s nuclear deterrence posture through transparency

It is important for NATO to revive the role of its nuclear deterrence posture through clear messaging and effective confidence-building measures that will strengthen its security in future threat environments.

New Atlanticist by Aaron Richards

NATO Nuclear Deterrence

Mon, Mar 18, 2019

Bad advice

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko recently advocated building intermediate-range ballistic missiles and cruise missiles to target and presumably use against Russia. No doubt Poroshenko calculated that he might gain a political advantage during the final days of a tough campaign for reelection by adopting this hawkish stance. And he may have also thought it made military […]

UkraineAlert by Stephen Blank

Conflict Defense Industry

Mon, Mar 4, 2019

Why do so few presidential candidates support NATO and EU membership?

Out of forty-two candidates who are running for president in the Ukrainian elections on March 31, only eleven support NATO and EU membership. This represents a lower proportion of supporters than the over 300 deputies who voted on three occasions to change the constitution to include those two goals. Batkivshchina (Fatherland) party and the Radical […]

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Defense Policy Elections

Sun, Mar 3, 2019

Nuclear threats and opportunity

It's time for India and Pakistan's international partners to insist they engage urgently in talks to better manage their relationship.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

India Nuclear Deterrence