nuclear weapons

Nuclear weapons

The geopolitics around nuclear arms control is rapidly becoming more complex, and so too is the technology behind the weaponry.

Not MAD about Putin

The notion of Mutually Assured Destruction as a deterrent to nuclear strikes has destabilised. It would be dangerous to maintain an unquestioned reliance on it.

The geopolitics around nuclear arms control is rapidly becoming more complex, and so too is the technology behind the weaponry.

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The notion of Mutually Assured Destruction as a deterrent to nuclear strikes has destabilised. It would be dangerous to maintain an unquestioned reliance on it.

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The war in Ukraine may reverse non-proliferation measures including the fragile détente between India and Pakistan.

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US foreign policy will change in wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Whether Biden departs from his predecessors on nuclear weapons policy remains to be seen.

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The consequences of a nuclear war have been well-explored by science. Beyond immediate death and destruction, a famine and climate disaster beckons.

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Watching Ukraine suffer at the hands of Russia is likely to strengthen North Korea’s resolve to keep its nuclear weapons.

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When Ukraine gave up its stockpile of nuclear weapons, it expected protection from the great powers. Russia’s invasion could start a global re-think.

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Russia’s nuclear blackmail is prompted by a flawed treaty and ambivalence by nuclear weapon states towards nuclear disarmament.

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