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The Nuclear Dimension of Cyber Threats

Review of the NTI report “Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age” The subject of the interrelation of threats in the fields of information and communication technologies and nuclear weapons is gradually becoming one of the dominant topics in current international security issues. In early summer 2019, a group of researchers working under the auspices of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) presented the Russian version of the “ Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age ” report prepared by the Cyber-Nuclear...

18.07.2019

Emerging Military Technologies: Talking Points

European Think Tanks reflect on the challenges of emerging military technologies The following points are the fruit of a particularly rich and constructive roundtable meeting in Istanbul on 8-9 April of the Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe. The points are intended as material for policy discussion by Task Force participants with their authorities not definitive research. But we believe that they offer a useful perspective on the challenges presented by emerging military technologies...

28.05.2019

Support for Cooperation among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Weapons Systems

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) We have crossed over to a new nuclear era in which cyber capabilities transform the nuclear risks. A successful cyberattack on nuclear weapons or related systems—including nuclear planning systems, early warning systems, communication systems, and delivery systems, in addition to the nuclear weapons themselves — could have catastrophic consequences. Bilateral and multilateral...

15.02.2019

How to Reduce Nuclear Risks in Helsinki

Reaffirming that a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought, the United States and Russia could agree to specific steps at Helsinki to reduce nuclear risks Presidents Trump and Putin will finally meet next week in Helsinki for a bilateral summit. Throughout the Cold War, summits between US and Soviet leaders were overwhelmingly welcomed in both countries and the world as an opportunity to reduce tensions. After the Cold War, these meetings became routine. Today, the scheduling of the...

12.07.2018

The Fourth Meeting of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group

On June 17–18, 2018, London hosted a regular fourth meeting of a group of former and current high-level officials and experts from the countries of the Euro-Atlantic region (the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group, EASLG), focusing on the issues of common security interests and prospects for cooperation in the region. On June 17–18, 2018, London hosted a regular fourth meeting of a group of former and current high-level officials and experts from the countries of the Euro-Atlantic region (the...

20.06.2018

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group: Support for Dialogue Among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Facilities, Strategic Warning and Nuclear Command and Control

We have crossed over to a new nuclear era in which cyber capabilities transform the nuclear risks For the past three years, Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor Ivanov, Sam Nunn, and their respective organizations—the European Leadership Network ( ELN ), the Munich Security Conference ( MSC ), the Russian International Affairs Council ( RIAC ), and the Nuclear Threat Initiative ( NTI )—have been working with former and current officials and experts from a group of Euro-Atlantic states and the European...

16.02.2018

Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group Meets up in London

... together with European Leadership Network . The following topics were discussed in the course of the meeting: confidence-building measures and increasing predictability of the strategic situation in Europe, decreasing the risks of unintended conflicts, cybersecurity, institutional issues of enhancing European security, the future of nuclear-weapon and conventional arms control. Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, made a speech at the meeting. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, also took part in the Group ...

10.11.2017

Nuclear-Cybernetic Systems

... weapons are no exception. What will happen to strategic stability should cyber weapons be employed? Are nuclear weapons capable of deterring cyber warfare? Formalization of the Threat RIAC and EWI Policy Brief “Suggestions on Russia-U.S. Cooperation in Cybersecurity” Several events took place in 2016 which allow us to speak about the new status of cyberspace from the standpoint of military planning and combat actions. For example, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg declared cyberspace a bona ...

25.07.2017

War Games Redux? Cyberthreats, US–Russian Strategic Stability, and New Challenges for Nuclear Security and Arms Control

... International Affairs Council holds a seminar with participation of Associate Professor of International Politics at the University of Leicester Andrew Futter: «War Games Redux? Cyberthreats, US–Russian Strategic Stability, and New Challenges for Nuclear Security and Arms Control». Some 30 years since the release of the Hollywood blockbuster War Games , the possibility that hackers might break into nuclear command and control facilities, compromise early warning or firing systems, or even ...

20.09.2016

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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