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The Trident Commission at the launch of their final report, July 2014
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BASIC team at the launch of the Trident Commission's final report, July 2014
BASIC conversation with the next generation
BASIC conversation with the next generation
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BASIC Chair Trevor McCrisken at the Strategic Dialogue on Capitol Hill, November 2013
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Paul Ingram at BASIC's conference in Doha, March 2012
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Ward Wilson presenting at the National Assembly of Costa Rica, May 2013
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BASIC board member Andrew Cottey at the EU Non-Proliferation Conference, October 1, 2013. Credit: IISS & EU Non-Proliferation Consortium
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This Week: Trident - a liability the UK can ill afford to keep
September 17, 2014

If Scotland votes yes for independence this week, the chances of the UK having to disarm its nuclear arsenal rise dramatically–and the global non-proliferation regime needs just such a shot in the arm. But even a close no vote should be cause for reassessment over the future of Trident.

NATO-Russia: Time for a change in direction
September 02, 2014

NATO heads of state meet in Newport, south Wales for their summit at the end of this week. The relationship with Russia will dominate the agenda—the only question being how far member states are openly willing to go to face down Moscow in the conflict over Ukraine.

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We need to talk...about nukes: Scotland edition

Is it possible to create a world free from nuclear weapons? What role can you and the rest of Scotland play in making it happen? BASIC and WMD Awareness have teamed up with the Edinburgh University People & Planet Group to invite you to an evening of discovery and ...

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September 15, 2014

NATO heads of states discussed the multitude of threats at their summit in Wales earlier this month. The debate was predictably dominated by the Russian – Ukrainian crisis, though delegates also discussed how best to strengthen Afghan National Security Forces. Buried within the summit declaration was the condemnation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) for carrying out nuclear weapon and ballistic missile tests.


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