Mikser: Nuclear arms control must be taken more seriously

By |marec 11th, 2020|AFET Committee, arms control, China, European Parliament, INF Treaty, Iran nuclear deal, Nato, News, NPT Treaty, nuclear non-proliferation, Russia, SEDE Committee, United States|

With evolving technology and changing military doctrines, arms control and nuclear weapons control should be brought back to top attention, but it is “increasingly difficult to come to any agreement among the critical players” in the world, MEP Sven Mikser...

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Nuclear arms control treaty set for review as divisions over non-proliferation mount

By |februar 27th, 2020|arms control, China, Germany, Heiko Maas, INF Treaty, Iran, News, NPT Treaty, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear weapons, Russia, UN Security Council, United Nations, United States|

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) in March, the United Nations is preparing to review the accord amid growing signs that divisions and distrust are rife among countries that possess nucl...

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Doomsday Clock: 100 seconds until the end of the world

By |januar 24th, 2020|arms control, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Doomsday Clock, INF Treaty, Iran nuclear deal, News, non-proliferation, Open Skies Treaty|

Since 1947, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists annually adjusts its symbolic Doomsday Clock, which indicates how close humanity and the planet are to complete disaster. This year, we're closer than ever, the scientists announced on Thursday (23 Janu...

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Europeans alarmed as US mulls pull-out of yet another arms control treaty

By |december 18th, 2019|arms control, Arms Control Association, European security, INF Treaty, New START treaty, News, nuclear non-proliferation, Open Skies Treaty, OSCE, Russia, Ukraine|

Washington's threat to leave the Open Skies Treaty, a pact allowing countries to conduct surveillance flights over each other’s territory, has left Europeans concerned that yet another landmark arms control accord might suffer the same fate as the Intermediate-Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

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After INF treaty death, US tests first previously banned ground-launched cruise missile

By |avgust 20th, 2019|arms control, cruise missiles, INF Treaty, News, Russia, United States|

The Pentagon said on Monday (19 August) it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km, the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

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Munich Security Conference 2019 – Day #3

By |februar 18th, 2019|arms control, Eastern Ukraine, Georgia, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Israel, Mike Pence, missile defence, Mohammed Javad Zarif, Munich security conference, News, transatlantic relations|

EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into the hot topics of this year’s Munich Security Conference and what is driving the conversation on foreign, defence and security policy. Day 3 in a nutshell with Iran, transatlantic relations and accession hopes.

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