Two new reports assess the effect of emerging undersea technologies on ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) and strategic stability. They arise from work led by British Pugwash with BASIC in a close, supporting role.
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Student/ Young Pugwash has put together a multidisciplinary conference about nuclear weapons and arms control / disarmament, looking at recent changes in science/technology, international law, IR and theory/discourse. The conference is titled ‘Uncharted Territory: Arms control and disarmament in the New Nuclear Age‘ and will be held at SOAS on 25th March 2017. All welcome. For info and […]
Warwick Pugwash Student Society (WPSS) held its first event of the academic year on 3rd November 2016, just a few days before the US Presidential election. The guest speaker was Rory Kinane, Warwick alumnus and manager of the US and Americas Programme at Chatham House. Rory gave a wide-ranging presentation covering the (often changeable) foreign policy […]
At a British Pugwash discussion meeting on 11 October, Peter Jenkins outlined the status of the agreement made between Iran and the P5+1 in July 2015, to resolve concerns about the nature of Iran’s nuclear programme and reviewed its future prospects.
A Brititish Pugwash workshop in May 2016 assessed current and emerging undersea technologies, their likely future direction of travel, and the implications of developments in sensing, computing and communications for the undersea battle space.
At a British Pugwash discussion meeting on 13 June at University College London, Julian Borger, the Guardian’s world affairs editor, spoke on advances in drone warfare and underwater surveillance which call into question the Successor’s stealth.