Preserving the peace

Jessica West Space Security Leave a Comment

A new space race is on. Symbolized by the historic landing of China’s robotic explorer on the far side of the Moon, the goal this time is to create a permanent human presence on the Moon and beyond.

The AI arms race: The Cold War mindset returns

Branka Marijan Conventional Weapons, Emerging Technologies, Featured Leave a Comment

Concerns about an artificial-intelligence (AI) arms race between advanced militaries have been raised by many experts and analysts, including SpaceX founder Elon Musk and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Scientists and engineers are also becoming increasingly vocal in discussions on the weaponization of AI, urging governments to develop regulations to prohibit certain applications of AI in weapons technology. But they …

States Parties NPT Reports: Russia

Tasneem Jamal Asia, Europe, Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Reporting — Nuclear Weapons States 2009 Statement by the Delegation of the Russian Federation at the Third Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons on cluster I issues (nuclear disarmament), Practical Steps of the Russian Federation in the Field of Nuclear Disarmament, …

Options for Change: NATO, Russia, Nuclear Weapons and the Future of Disarmament

Tasneem Jamal

Author Otfried Nassauer Otfried Nassauer is Director, Berlin Information-Center for Transatlantic Security (BITS) Each of the panelists at the Consultation on NATO Nuclear Policy, National Missile Defence & Alternative Security Arrangement, held in Ottawa on September 28-31, 2001, was asked to submit a short paper relating to the topic of their presentation. The other Consultation participants were asked to submit …