Territorial conflicts in Southeastern Europe have hampered the implementation of international agreements on arms control and confidence- and security-building measures (CSBMs) in disputed territories under the effective control of de facto regimes.
The lack of any apparent strategy and political determination in both India and Pakistan to establish a peacemaking process is dangerous. Continued violence across the Line of Control, the lack of progress in redressing the suffering and the interests of Kashmiri Muslims, and the absence of sustained serious diplomacy between India and Pakistan leave the two countries one high-casualty terrorist attack away from war.
U.S.-Russian relations under Trump might largely stay the same as before, which would make arms control solutions for Europe more urgently needed but at the same time much harder to achieve.
Interest in cybersecurity in the context of international relations has never been greater.
U.S. Vice President Biden discussed the Obama administration’s achievements in addressing the dangers posed by nuclear weapons under the Prague Agenda.
President-Elect Donald Trump appears to have drawn a red line against North Korea’s acquiring the capability to threaten the United States with a nuclear-armed ballistic missile. Can he enforce it?
The United States should pledge not to employ nuclear weapons except to defend itself, its allies or its partners from threats to their very existence.
At the beginning of 2017, the future of the JCPOA is on the line. Questions loom about whether this year and beyond the six governments that negotiated it will remain united about what they believe Iran needs to do to comply.
States use proxies to project power through cyberspace, some capable of causing significant harm. But there is a lack of clarity on what, exactly, the term ‘proxy’ means.
The end of the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union has led to the creation of a territorial reality characterized by new states with uncertain security status, separatist armed conflicts, and ethnic strife.