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The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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Nuclear disarmament is one of the hot topics today. The more it is negotiated, the more there is the understanding that nuclear disarmament is a multilateral process, which should involve different actors and different aspects. At present, there are certain items on the short-term agenda – the strat...

July 2, 2009. "As always, it is a pleasure to return to Moscow and to speak to a meeting organized by the PIR Center. I am particularly pleased to do so at a moment in time when there appears to be new currents of thinking internationally about nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation. For too long,...

Nuclear disarmament is not the exclusive domain of the United States and Russia. Active participation of other members of the nuclear five is an important issue on the international agenda. France's traditionally independent stance could give a new impetus to nuclear disarmament - or hold it back. F...

The article contains some policy recommendations on the improvement of the strategic arms control regime. It considers a number of options as far as START and SORT are concerned and attaches particular importance to the verification mechanisms.

Next Steps in U.S.-Russian Arms Control (full text)

How should Russia act with respect to strategic offensive arms? What are the practical lanes for cooperation? Which problems should be resolved as top priorities? These questions are discussed by Sergey Koshelev, Deputy Director, Department for Security and Disarmament Affairs of the Russian MFA; Yevg...

Amb. Goodby, one of the leading experts on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament studies the opportunities for the establishment of the nuclear-weapon-free world, paying particular attention to the U.S.-Russian relations and the prospects of the START Treaty.

Achieving Nuclear Zero: Way Ahead (f...

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