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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
Trevor McCrisken BASIC
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
Ward Wilson BASIC
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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Iran: beyond the concessions and expectations
July 25, 2014

What will it take for negotiating parties to reach a lasting deal over Iran’s nuclear programme–and what does it mean for the non-proliferation regime?

The prospect of success with Iran
July 14, 2014

This week, Iran and the P5+1/E3+3 group of world powers are under pressure to produce a comprehensive agreement around the former’s nuclear program by a deadline of Sunday, July 20th, or otherwise agree to extend their existing interim arrangement. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry were holding...

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We Need to Talk...About Nukes

BASIC and WMD Awareness kicked off their Talking Trident: A Conversation with the Next Generation dialogue series with an event on July 9th at RichMix in Shoreditch/Bethnal Green, London.

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July 25, 2014

The Mutual Defense Agreement (MDA) lies at the heart of the special nuclear relationship between the United States and United Kingdom. The nuclear relationship set up by the MDA is seen to be beneficial to both the US and UK by cementing the bilateral relationship in sharing of nuclear weapons technology, as well as enshrining a certain uneven power structure in law.


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