Looking at the topography of the current global nuclear ‘order’, the casual observer might be…
American policy and media discourse over China have recently hardened perceptibly due to several contentious issues in economics, geopolitics and security.
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.
We would like to warmly congratulate former BASIC researcher Dr Tim Street, who has this month been awarded an ESRC-funded PhD Studentship from Warwick University, for his thesis ‘The Politics of Nuclear Disarmament’.
Last Friday, the United States published its Nuclear Posture Review. If enacted this would undermine attempts to reduce nuclear tensions in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
On Wednesday 13 December, Chatham House, in association with the British American Security Information Council (BASIC) and The Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy (CFFP), hosted a breakfast meeting on gender in international affairs, the first of a series of quarterly meetings bringing together experts and practitioners from academia and the international affairs community from around the UK for an open-ended conversation under Chatham House Rules.
The specter of nuclear conflict is not new for the Korean peninsula. As an occupied territory under the Japanese Empire, the Koreans could also…
Many fear the US Nuclear Posture Review will expand the circumstances and range of US nuclear deterrence, with knock-on effects for European security and strategic stability with Russia.