Ian Sinclair, a writer for Open Democracy, published an article outlining a critical response to Paul Mason's “The leftwing case for nuclear weapons.” The article makes reference to a quote by Ted Seay that calls into question the independence of UK's nuclear policy.
Rethinking Nuclear Weapons
In-DepthNews covered the release of the final report from BASIC’s next generation project.
There has never been as much dissatisfaction with the international framework governing nuclear weapons (the Non-Proliferation Treaty) as there is today. The treaty is being reviewed and debated at the United Nations in New York this month, and for the first time in 35 years there are serious concerns that it might tear apart at the seams.
Paul Ingram was interviewed by the ISN about BASIC's mission, our new project called Next Generation that works to stimulate fresh thinking in the nuclear weapons debate and the cross-party BASIC Trident Commission, which recently published its final report on the UK’s nuclear weapons policy.
Ward Wilson, a senior fellow at BASIC and author of Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons was interviewed by Rob Kall on his radio show Rob Kall Bottum Up. interview was about the work that Ward does and his beliefs and views on nuclear weapons.
An article written by Ward Wilson, a seniron fellow at BASIC was published in the Diplomat. The article talks about the utility of nuclear weapons and the rationale for keeping them.
Being the most powerful and destructive weapon ever conceived by human beings, able to annihilate entire populations, the nuclear weapon is a powerful symbol with multiple dimensions.
Nuclear security, that is, the protection of nuclear materials, technology, and knowledge, is an ever changing field in which academics, policy makers and industry representatives must be forever vigilant for potential new forms of proliferation and security challenges.