BASIC Executive Director Paul Ingram provided comment on the new challenges posed by the Ukraine crisis for those who want to push forward on nuclear arms control measures.
Specifically addressing the controversy over whether NATO countries will procure Dual Capable Aircraft (DCA) in the future to carry tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, Ingram remarked:
“I have little doubt that for the moment at least the political opposition towards spending on updating the DCA aircraft will be weakened by this action. And that could be all it takes to tip the balance…
The full article also covers the broader nuclear arms control relationship with Russia, and the Nuclear Security Summit. Read the full article by Julian Borger, in The Guardian: