Sir Michael underlines the important agenda of further arms control and reduction now available, and considers the contribution which Britain, as a Trident equipped nuclear power, could make to that agenda.
RUSI held its 20th Missile Defence and Space Conference on 26 and 27 February 2020, at which issues around space as an operational domain were integrated into the programme for the first time. The immediate catalyst for this has been the proliferation of conventional threats to time-sensitive targets, the strains that these threats will place on traditional missile defence architectures, and...
As NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announces the appointment of a group of experts to support his work in further strengthening the Alliance’s political dimension, this Commentary identifies six primary challenges.
To respond effectively to the threats NATO faces in its eighth decade, and to safeguard the promise of collective defence enshrined in Article 5 of the Washington Treaty, the Alliance must refocus time and resources on fighting its adversaries in the grey zone.