Articles and Analyses

Our articles and analyses comprise briefings, presentations, reports, press communiques and other pieces of analysis published or commissioned by the Acronym Institute.  The most recent of these can be read below.

Our articles and analyses comprise briefings, presentations, reports, press communiques and other pieces of analysis published or commissioned by the Acronym Institute.  The most recent of these can be read below.

Dr Rebecca Johnson
22 April 2013

As representatives of 189 governments meet to discuss strengthening the cornerstone of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Kim Jong-un and David Cameron have...

Dr Natalie J. Goldring
27 March 2013

During the first few days of the “final” ATT conference, diplomats appeared to be making steady progress toward an Arms Trade Treaty that might be worthy of the name. Countries seemed focused on creating the strongest possible treaty, with useful interventions on the scope of the...

Dr Natalie J. Goldring
21 March 2013

Over the last few days, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) negotiators have made significant progress. More than 100 countries supported a statement on Monday that advocated significant strengthening of the July 26th
working draft. Even countries that had consistently expressed skepticism about an...

Dr Rebecca Johnson
8 March 2013

Nuclear weapons may seem like an odd thing to write about for International Women’s Day, but they have a gendered dimension that is important to understand. Just as guns and other “small arms” are used in violence against women, so nuclear weapons are part of an international...