Dr Ulrich Kühn


Research interest
NATO-Russia relations, Ukraine War, Russia, nuclear weapons, arms control, OSCE

Ulrich Kühn (Ph.D.) is a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., a Research Fellow with the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg and the founder and a Permanent Member of the Deep Cuts Commission. Previously, he worked for the German Federal Foreign Office. In 2011 he was awarded United Nations Fellow on Disarmament. Kühn is Chair of the Standing Group on Non-Proliferation of the European Initiative on Security Studies (EISS), an elected member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and an alumnus of the ZEIT Foundation Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius. He has published on arms control, international security institutions, and Euro-Atlantic security. His articles and commentary appeared inter alia at Al Jazeera, The National Interest, War on the Rocks, Defense One, Yonhap News, AFP, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Stern, Focus and ARD Monitor/Panorama.



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Current project

N.EX.T. Nuclear Experts Talks – The Next Generation

Former Projects

Challenges to Deep Nuclear Cuts

IDEAS: The Initiative for the Development of a Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian Security Community

+++++++ From September 6, 2016 through September 5, 2017 Ulrich Kühn is with the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC. For media inquiries please contact him via email or on his land line +1 202 939 2301 +++++++


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