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The Future of Nuclear Arms Control:
Time for an Update

Angela Kane and Noah Mayhew
June 2020; 27 pages


Following the Cuban Missile Crisis, arms control became an integral part of the global security architecture. However, in 2020, we live in a different reality. In GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS 01|2020, Angela Kane and Noah Mayhew criticise the fact, that arms control is still oriented to realities of the past. They  press for an update: new global challenges, in particular quickly evolving geopolitical realities and emerging technologies, have to be addressed. Furthermore, the silos in the debate on arms control need to be overcome.

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