NATO-Russia Crisis Brief

Nuclear tensions between NATO and Russia are dangerously high. A lack of trust and increasingly close military interactions between NATO and Russia threaten to spark a crisis that could rapidly escalate to the use of nuclear weapons by accident or miscalculation. In December 2020, the Nuclear Crisis Group (NCG) published a new report about the risks of NATO-Russia escalation to nuclear use, and the steps governments can take to mitigate tensions, lower the odds of miscalculation, and enhance stability. Deep Cuts Commissioner Sarah Bidgood contributed the chapter "Reducing Tension in Russia-NATO Relations: A Two-Part Act." Read the full report here