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.
The question of the resilience of arms control and disarmament institutions to different political or other pressures rests mainly on their continued ability to function effectively.
Some of Germany’s prominent voices are musing about the options of a German or non-NATO European nuclear deterrent should a Trump administration roll back U.S. commitments to the alliance.
Following the September meeting of the UN Group of Governmental Experts and latest events, cybersecurity norms are at a crossroads.
With the world fixated on lowering fossil-fuel emissions, now is the time for nuclear energy to come to the fore. But, it’s not working out that way: the nuclear option is fading as shifting electricity demands, mushrooming construction costs and frightening accidents give governments second thoughts.
As possessors of advanced nuclear technology, Brazil and Argentina bear special responsibility for helping the international community and neighbors in their region feel confident that their nuclear programs are peaceful, secure, and safe.
Experts from the Carnegie Endowment and Carnegie Mellon University hosted a Reddit AMA on the geopolitics of cybersecurity.
Enforcing compliance of nuclear rules works when the non-compliant actor changes its objectives and/or military force is viable. In other cases, bargaining is necessary. This makes justice, not compliance, the framework, which has implications.