Negotiations over a ban on nuclear weapons are likely to be given the go-ahead at the UN General Assembly. Nuclear weapon states and those under their umbrella will face challenges reducing its impact.
The 2020 UK PONI Papers examine contemporary civil and military nuclear issues and are written by emerging experts from academia, government and industry who presented at the 2019 UK Project on Nuclear Issues (UK PONI) Annual Conference.
Although security operations are likely to continue as before, the coup should force the international community to ask hard and probing questions about the approach taken in trying to secure the Sahel.
Media claims got it wrong when they reported that the 1267 sanctions committee of the UN Security Council had authorised the unfreezing of bank accounts belonging to several high-profile Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists. But the story reveals how humanitarian exemptions to UN asset freezes lack transparency and effectiveness in countering terrorism financing.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UK Project On Nuclear Issues (UK PONI), over which time its Annual Conference has become the premier national forum for emerging scholars and professionals...