Guest author, Peter Rautenbach, explores the challenges of Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPGS) weapons, and looks to arms control to mitigate the ensuing risks.
BASIC Policy Intern, Fabian Hoffmann, Publishes New Report on Cruise Missile Proliferation
One of BASIC’s talented Policy Interns, Fabian Hoffmann, has published a report with the European…
Strategic Upheaval, Overhyped, or Something in Between? Forecasting the Relative Impacts of Cyber and Space Technologies
This is an extract from an article written by Marina Favaro and published by the…
Nuke accidents inevitable, public always at risk
Following the 2016 report on nuclear accidents by the Nuclear Information Service, RT contacted BASIC Executive Director, Paul Ingram, for an interview on the public risks associated with the deployment of nuclear weapons.
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.
Report: The Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Future of SSBNs
On the 13th September, BASIC, British Pugwash and the University of Leicester hosted a conference at the National Liberal Club, London on emerging undersea technologies and how they could affect the operation of ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs).
The impact of emerging technologies on the future of SSBNs
British Pugwash, in collaboration with the University of Leicester and BASIC, will hold a conference on the impact of merging technologies on the Future of SSBNs.
In an age of ‘smart’ weapons, we can live without nukes
In this article for UPI, Rethinking Nuclear Weapons Project Director Ward Wilson counters the argument that we need nuclear weapons to provide us security in an increasingly dangerous world.