Words That Matter? NATO Declaratory Policy and the DDPR
With NATO members in the midst of a Deterrence and Defense Posture Review—a critical strategic assessment that will help define NATO's future security strategy—a new NTI report proposes a blueprint within NATO and with Russia for moving to a new nuclear posture in Europe.
The report includes chapters authored by leading international military, academic and policy experts who have advised senior government officials in the United States, Russia and Europe. The authors present recommendations relating to key NATO nuclear policy issues, including: declaratory policy; the security of tactical nuclear weapons; nuclear sharing arrangements; reassurance; conventional arms and missile defense; cooperation with Russia; and Asia's nuclear future.
This is an article in a new NTI report is designed to help develop an approach to reduce nuclear risks in Europe and contribute to NATO's Deterrence and Defense Posture Review.
the Nuclear Threat
Reducing the risk of nuclear use by terrorists and nation-states requires a broad set of complementary strategies targeted at reducing state reliance on nuclear weapons, stemming the demand for nuclear weapons and denying organizations or states access to the essential nuclear materials, technologies and know-how.
This article provides an overview of Russia’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.
Global Security Newswire
July 23, 2012
The U.S. and South Korean militaries are slated to stage a yearly large-scale drill next month in accordance with allied efforts to defend against a belligerent North Korea, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
June 22, 2004
WASHINGTON — The United States yesterday praised the results of talks held last weekend by India and Pakistan on nuclear confidence-building measures and expressed hope that the two South Asian rivals would continue their efforts to reduce the risk of nuclear war in the region (see GSN, June 21).