Deep Cuts Commissioner Kühn Calls for a New CAC Approach

Ulrich Kühn calls for a modern approach to CAC in Europe, including regional reassurance mechanisms, sub-regional limitations, and tailored transparency mechanisms.

Conventional Arms Control in Europe―or to use a rather new acronym, CAC―does not rank very high on national security agendas in the Euro-Atlantic region these days. Other matters of arms control, such as future strategic reductions by the U.S. and Russia, the question of Russian and NATO sub-strategic nuclear weapons (NSNW) and, above all, missile defence―not to mention the Arab Spring, Syria, or the Snowden incident―are much more prominently positioned. Read more ...