BASIC submitted evidence to the Defence Select Committee Inquiry into the INF Treaty.
The roundtable assessed the general health of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the state of nuclear disarmament and arms control, and what leadership means in creating a cooperative approach at the 2020 NPT Review Conference.
On 31 October, the APPG on Global Security and Non-Proliferation held a meeting to discuss the future of the INF Treaty, following President Trump announcing his intention to withdraw.
On 20th October, President Trump announced his intention to “terminate” the INF Treaty, indicating that the United States would abrogate the deal. His move comes as a blow to international arms control, and especially to US allies in Europe, showing a careless disregard for diplomacy.
On 18 August, the APPG on Global Security and Non-Proliferation held a meeting to discuss the future of the transatlantic alliance after the NATO and Helsinki Summits
On 16 August, the APPGs on the United Nations and on Global Security and Non-Proliferation held a joint meeting on the future of the Chemical Weapons Convention.
The transatlantic alliance is strained. That’s a problem. NATO matters because it is critical to the U.S. strategy of keeping World War III at bay.
After more than a year of uncertainty, President Trump announced that the United States would reimpose sanctions against Iran in violation of the JCPoA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), leaving the Iran Deal in limbo.