'Angebote statt Eskalation', fordern Commissioner Neuneck und Kühn

Der Sinn kooperativer Sicherheitspolitik ist es, auf diplomatische Lösungen zu setzen, auch bei einem Gegner, dem man misstraut. Leider muss man attestieren, dass das konkrete Instrumentarium kooperativer Sicherheitspolitik – sowohl bei der konventionellen als auch bei der nuklearen Rüstungskontrolle – von beiden Seiten schmählich vernachlässigt wurde. Click here

Commissioner Mizin on Russia-NATO relations after Newport: End of the game?

The Ukrainian crisis of 2014 has changed not only the state of East–West relations, but also the entire outlook of world politics. In the new strategic environment, all of Moscow’s cooperation with NATO, however superficial before the crisis, was cut off. So is it a new Cold War in the offing, or still, after all is settled down, we will see return to “business as usual”? Click here

Why Do We Need ‘Hypersonic’ Strike Weapons, Exactly?, asks Commissioner Acton

To date, about $1 billion has been spent on the Conventional Prompt Global Strike Program. Attaining an initial operational capability would be a multi-billion dollar exercise. To ensure this money is well spent, a comprehensive assessment of the program is needed before proceeding further. Click here

Moving Beyond INF Treaty Compliance Issues by Commissioner Thielmann

Deep Cuts Commissioner Greg Thielmann argues in his latest take on the alleged Russian violation of the landmark INF Treaty that if the subject is approached with objectivity and creativity, negotiations could open up a new pathway to reinvigorating the treaty and enhancing international stability. Click here

James Acton on Better Options to Handle Bilateral INF Issues

Deep Cuts Commissioner James A. Acton proposes for the U.S. administration instead of backing out of arms control treaties to protect the INF Treaty and to enhance U.S. capabilities to detect and track incoming cruise missiles in Eastern Europe, using the JLENS system. Click here


Steven Pifer on INF and How to Handle Potential Violations

Recalling history, Commissioner Pifer concludes , 'The approach taken by the Reagan administration, and the George H.W. Bush administration that followed it, paid off. By not overreacting, Washington was able to conclude new agreements that significantly reduced the nuclear threat to the United States and its allies.' Click here

Commissioner Zagorski Co-Author to New Report on TacNukes

Commissioner Andrei Zagorski and Jacek Durkalec of PISM just recently released a report on “Options for Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures Related to Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons in Europe: Cost-Benefit Matrix”. The overarching conclusion of the report is that reducing the risk of nuclear war in Europe requires dialogue. Click here


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