• The Offense/Defense Problem: How Missile Defense and Conventional Precision-Guided Weapons Can Complicate Further Deep Cuts in Nuclear Weapons

    The Offense/Defense Problem: How Missile Defense and Conventional Precision-Guided Weapons Can Complicate Further Deep Cuts in Nuclear Weapons.

    Deep Cuts Working Paper # 6 by Dennis M. Gormley.

    Abst…

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  • Two Workshops of the Deep Cuts Commission

    From February 26-28 and March 4-6 IFSH Hamburg held two workshops of the Deep Cuts Commission. The topics of the two workshops were "Avoiding Strategic Instability" and "Improving European Security".…

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  • New Publication: Deep Cuts Issue Brief on Cyber Security and Nuclear Stability

    The possibility that hackers might break into nuclear command and control facilities, compromise early warning or firing systems, or even cause the launch of nuclear weapons, has become disturbingly…

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  • New Deep Cuts Issue Brief on Conventional Arms Control in Europe

    This new Deep Cuts Issue Brief by Greg Govan (retired Brigadier General of the U.S. Army) asks a number of fundamental questions in relation to the core assumption that Europe still needs conventional…

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  • New Deep Cuts Issue Brief on U.S.-Russian Nuclear Security Cooperation

    This Issue Brief by Nickolas Roth (Harvard University) describes how the United States and Russia arrived at this point. It highlights differences in how the United States and Russia approach nuclear…

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  • Presentation of the 2nd Report of the Deep Cuts Commission in New York

    On April 30, members of the Deep Cuts Commission met in New York at the side-lines of the NPT Review Conference for a public discussion focussing on the recommendations of the 2nd Report of the…

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  • New Report of the Deep Cuts Commission Released

    The Ukraine crisis and broader deterioration in West-Russia relations pose acute threats of unintended clashes between Russian and NATO military forces and continue to deflate hopes for significant…

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  • Deep Cuts Commissioners Met in Washington

    On March 25, Deep Cuts Commissioners met in Washington to discuss with civil society experts the likely recommendations of the upcoming 2nd Deep Cuts Report (to be released in April). The meeting was…

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  • Saving the INF Treaty

    This issue brief by Deep Cuts Commissioners Oliver Meier, Greg Thielmann and Andrei Zagorski turns to the latest crisis surrounding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). The authors…

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  • New Deep Cuts Working Paper by Alexey Arbatov

    In his paper on 'THE ‘P5’ PROCESS: PROSPECTS FOR ENHANCEMENT', Russian researcher Alexey Arbatov analyzes the origins and achievements of the 'P5' process, questions the basic assumptions underlying…

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