Search: European security,Arms control (3 materials)

OSCE SG Thomas Greminger: We Need to Invest in Cooperative Approaches to Solve Security Problems

... do you think that the Organization needs an institutional reform? Wolfgang Zellner: Time for a New Approach to Conventional Arms Control? I am trying to reform the way the Secretariat works. I have launched a process that is entitled ‘Fit for Purpose’ ... ... that has been lost among the key stakeholders in Europe and this would then allow, again, to tackle more fundamental issues of European security and that bring about a new gathering of OSCE’s heads of state and government. What are your expectations from ...

21.11.2019

Assess the Intent, Rather than Opportunities. Experts Discuss Mutual Deterrence Risks in Europe

... a RIAC Urban Breakfast “Arms under Control: will Russia and NATO Agree? Expert Assessment." In the course of the breakfast OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions report «Reducing the Risks of Conventional Deterrence in Europe. Arms Control in the NATO-Russia Contact Zones» was presented. Opening the event, Andrey Zagorsky briefly talked about the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions, its structure, and its main activities. On October 24, 2019, Dostoevsky ...

31.10.2019

Group Statement on Nuclear Arms Control

..., home to over 90% of the world’s nuclear weapons and four nuclear weapon states, should step up engagement and develop concrete proposals to reduce nuclear risks. The deteriorating relationship between Russia and the West and breakdown of nuclear arms control fundamentally affects European security. China and other nuclear weapons states should promote work on strategic stability. Multilateral efforts should be made to find effective mechanisms to engage nuclear-armed states not party to the Non-Proliferation Treaty. World leaders ...

12.09.2019

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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