Conference Videos: Impact of Emerging Technologies on the the Future of SSBN’s

On 13th September 2016, BASIC, British Pugwash and the University of Leicester hosted The impact of Emerging Technologies on the Future of SSBNs in Whitehall, London. The conference welcomed contributions from 15 scientific experts and strategic thinkers on the implications of major advances in sonar, non-acoustic detection, new forms of undersea communications and autonomous maritime drones for sea-based deterrence.

Newsnight special on Trident

BASIC's Paul Ingram was interviewed in the BBC Newsnight special on Trident that aired on 4 February 2016. The special includes a diversity of perspectives from analysts and parliamentarians. Watch the Newsnight special here: NB: This content is only available in the UK, and only until 29 February 2016.



Several of the BASIC Trident Commissioners were featured in a series of videos discussing prospects for nuclear disarmament by TalkWorks from 2009-2011. Click the links below to watch the videos and hear what the Commissioners have to say.

Antonella Cerasino at the Shadow NATO Summit

Ms. Antonella Cerasino, Head of NATO Countries, Public Diplomacy Division, speaks on transparency and NATO reform at the Shadow NATO Summit, hosted by BASIC, NATO Watch, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Strategy International, and the Elliott School of International Affairs, held in Washington D.C. on May 14-15, 2012. 

Anita Friedt at the BASIC Shadow NATO Summit

Anita Friedt, Director of the Office of Policy and Regional Affairs in the U.S. State Department speaks about the NATO Deterrence and Defense Poture Review a week before the Chicago Summit at the Shadow NATO Summit hosted by BASIC, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Elliott School of International Affairs, NATO Watch, and Strategy International in Washington, DC on May 14 and 15, 2012.