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Reconciling National Security with General and Complete Disarmament SCRAP was recently mentioned in a new paper by Marc Finaud, an expert from the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), titled “Reconciling National Security with General and Complete Disarmament.” Finaud was invited by the Permanent Representative of Belarus, Ambassador Yuri Ambrazevich, coordinator of Subsidiary Body 5 of the Conference …

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40 Acts to Save the World: Secretary-General’s Agenda for Disarmament We’ve summarised the Securing Our Common Future: An Agenda for Disarmament report released last month by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the Office for Disarmament Affairs. In the report, Guterres sets out a comprehensive framework for general and complete disarmament that places it at the …

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UN Secretary General Disarmament Report: A Comprehensive Agenda for Disarmament On 24th May, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres released his new agenda for general and complete disarmament at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, which included a plan to control and eliminate weapons of mass destruction, conventional weapons and new battlefield technologies.  The report includes …

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The world is currently inching towards a precipice. North Korea’s nuclear ambitions have put Asian security in a precarious position and it risks dragging in other world powers that also have a stake in the region, such as the United States. This state of affairs bears an uncanny resemblance to the Security Dilemma…

It comes with little surprise that the nuclear disarmament agenda is heavily supported by multilateral institutions and member states that are non-nuclear. Getting nuclear-armed states on board with the disarmament agenda will be a strategic challenge…

Twenty years ago, the US Air Force began to develop the next generation of fighter aircraft aimed at securing total air superiority. The F-22 Raptor was intended to triumph over the relics of Soviet imperialism – Flankers and Fulcrums, Sukhoi and MiGs.