Europe

Europe

In Europe, MAB is working with the security and defense sector in seeking to expand that industry's impact as capacity building forces for global security and development. MAB also engages with governments and major regional and international actors hosting seminars and conferences on international security assistance, domestic preparedness and WMD nonproliferation.

Current Research

October 10, 2018 | EXPERT: Frank ODonnell

This submission addresses the call for evidence regarding the following questions: “What are India’s perceptions of the Global Britain strategy?”; What should be the main objectives for the UK’s future relationship with India?”; “How effective are the FCO and other parts of Government in building READ MORE

March 7, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “There is not much solace in raising the enemy’s requirements if he is still able to meet them.” — Bernard Brodie, Strategy in the Missile Age READ MORE

February 28, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

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February 7, 2018 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The Trump administration’s nuclear posture statement comes at a particularly rough time, reminiscent of the transition from President Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan. Back then, an outgoing president had watched his ambitious arms control agenda fall to tatters. READ MORE

December 8, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “A ‘no first use’ policy would be the end of flexible response and thus of the very credibility of the Western strategy of deterrence.” READ MORE

September 10, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

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August 25, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

We know that the possibility of another war on the Korean peninsula cannot be wished away. Conflict could occur if President Trump means what he says – that the United States cannot accept a mutual deterrence relationship with North Korea. War could also happen by miscalculation. As this extended crisis plays out, relations between other nuclear-armed states have serious friction points. U.S.- Russia, U.S.-China, China-India, and India-Pakistan relations could deteriorate rapidly. On top of this, Trump might nullify an agreement negotiated during the Obama administration that verifiably limits Iran’s nuclear capabilities – even if Tehran remains in compliance with its terms. READ MORE

March 3, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Russia has begun to deploy a nuclear-capable, ground-launched cruise missile, contrary to its obligations under the pivotal 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty. READ MORE

February 26, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

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February 15, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The greatest unsung achievement of the Cold War – diplomacy to control the nuclear arms race, reduce nuclear dangers and arsenals, and prevent mushroom clouds – has been forgotten. This body of extraordinary accomplishment – strategic arms reduction treaties, the Non-proliferation Treaty, and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty — is unraveling. READ MORE

February 10, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Republican insurgents in the Congress are now in full tear-down mode, aiming their wrecking balls at what’s left of seven decades of bipartisan achievement to reduce nuclear dangers and nuclear arsenals. READ MORE

February 7, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

America’s Asian allies have been unnerved by President Donald Trump’s dismissive rhetoric about alliances based on cost/benefit grounds, and his decision to dump the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. READ MORE

January 9, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The advent of a New Year and a new administration are as good a time as any for taking stock. Decades of hard work to reduce nuclear dangers are at risk. READ MORE

January 4, 2017 | EXPERT: Ellen Laipson

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December 28, 2016 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The year ends on many somber notes – the election of Donald Trump, his modus operandi and appointments to senior positions, the push on Capitol Hill to expand national missile defenses and to once again explore space-based systems, and the deaths of Tom Schelling, Sid Drell, and John Newhouse. READ MORE

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