Search: NPT,Nuclear weapons (7 materials)

New START and the Prospects for Weapons Limitation in Russian-American Relations

... practically impossible to create a multilateral system of control over the respective arsenals of the countries possessing nuclear weapons, due to their obvious imbalances. And finally, the beginning of multilateral negotiations of the actual possessors of nuclear weapons should be preceded by the recognition of at least India and Pakistan (and possibly Israel and the DPRK) as nuclear powers in the context of the NPT. I think that the existing model of nuclear arms control has not completely outlived its usefulness. It should be noted that for decades the strategic offensive arms reduction treaties between the United States and the USSR/Russia ensured strategic ...


Can Moscow and London Find a Way forward on the NPT?

... regime and share a common interest in its preservation and longevity. This report offers a set of recommendations on how the UK and Russia could display leadership, create opportunities, and positively shape the 2020 Review Conference and advance the NPT agenda beyond RevCon. The recommendations in this report are the result of the European Leadership Network (ELN) led project "Can Moscow and London Find a Way Forward on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)?" The project began in July 2019 ...


RIAC and ELN Discuss Forms of Russia-UK Dialogue on Nuclear Safety Issues

... diplomats and military, officials and advisers to analytical centers of Russia and the United Kingdom discussed possible forms of dialog between Russia and the United Kingdom on nuclear issues in the group of nuclear powers in the context of the 2020 NPT Conference. Dmitry Stefanovich, RIAC Expert, an independent expert in nuclear weapons and non-proliferation, spoke at a seminar session and presented RIAC research and analytical materials on nuclear issues. Based on the results of the workshop, in early 2020 a report with recommendations for the ministries and departments ...


Is There Life After Arms Control Death?

... relations and this is already happening before our eyes. Washington has launched a campaign accusing Moscow of conducting secret nuclear weapons tests. Thus, the future of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty that has been signed but not ratified by ... ... production of new types of warheads, those who insist on tests will exert more pressure on the public. The ultimate destruction of NPT would be the final nail in the coffin for nuclear arms control. Its Article VI notes the “obligation of nuclear-weapon States ...


MAD's Midlife Crisis: The Impact of US-Russia Rivalry on International Arms Control

... respective nuclear arsenals because of their unresolved compliance disputes and reciprocal claims in undermining strategic stability. Therefore, the US-Russian stalemate over bilateral nuclear disarmament gravely impacts the regime of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and deepens the antagonism among states parties to the NPT. As US Professor William Perry rightfully notes, “the fate of civilization hangs in the balance, and it is up to our two great nations, who are the world’s leaders in nuclear weapons, to take the lead in eliminating the existential danger posed ...


Nuclear Weapons Prohibition and International Security

... work to clarify formal procedures for future signatory states, including cooperation with the IAEA. Thus, the previously existing threat of contradictions between the "future" of the TPNW and the current Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was minimized. U.S. Nuclear Warheads' Scary Modernization. Interview with RIAC experts There are notable differences in the approaches of the leading nuclear powers – Russia and the United States – to interacting with their formal and informal ...


Political Deadlock over Nuclear Disarmament

The Ninth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) has opened in New York. Representatives of NPT member nations meet once every five years to discuss the current state of nuclear arsenals and prospects for reducing them, the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and the development of peaceful nuclear ...


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