Nuclear Weapons in a New Geopolitical Reality: An Urgent Need for New Arms Control Initiatives

The 20th-century nuclear arms control treaties no longer suffice in the 21st century. We are at risk of a new nuclear arms race. In the AIV’s view there is therefore an urgent need for new talks between the nuclear powers. The AIV believes that everything possible must be done to prevent a nuclear weapon ever being detonated again, and it offers recommendations for Dutch policy aimed, for example, at credible deterrence, stability and risk reduction.