Research Report: Trilateral Arms Control? Perspectives from Washington, Moscow, and Beijing

With the end of the INF Treaty in 2019, trilateral arms control – meaning arms control between the United States, Russia, and China – has gained center stage. Only shortly after the U.S. withdrawal, U.S. President Trump declared that he wants a new nuclear pact to be signed by both Russia and China. Other U.S.… Read More Research Report: Trilateral Arms Control? Perspectives from Washington, Moscow, and Beijing

Time for reform: Bringing transparency to appointing heads of the IAEA

By Tariq Rauf VIENNA 1 October 2019: On Wednesday, 2nd October, four candidates will make their case before the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to be appointed as its next Director General. They are: Cornel Feruţă (Romania), Acting Director General of the IAEA; Rafael Mariano Grossi, Ambassador of Argentina to… Read More Time for reform: Bringing transparency to appointing heads of the IAEA

Creating the conditions and environment to never disarm

Thoughts on the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima Nagasaki attacks By Tariq Rauf Introduction August 6 and August 9 mark the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. No sentient human being who has met or seen the hibakusha (survivors), or visited the hypocentres in the two cities, or seen the photographic… Read More Creating the conditions and environment to never disarm