Ukraine war shows ‘nuclear deterrence’ doesn’t work. We need disarmament. – Open Democracy

Rebecca Johnson of the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy authored this article that discusses the need to move away from the idea that nuclear deterrence is effective: “deterrence theories fail to factor in how narcissistic leaders armed with nuclear weapons may choose to blot out future possibilities that their egos refuse Continue Reading

“Nuclear Weapons are Banned! What does this mean for Britain?” Report by Dr Rebecca Johnson, published

A seminal report written by Dr Rebecca Johnson and published by the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy and the Center for Nuclear Disarmament has been published. This report analyses the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and theimplications for UK and global security. It has been updated to Continue Reading

Statements from Scottish nuclear ban organisations regarding the ongoing crisis in Ukraine

The Statement from Scottish CND is as follows: “Scottish CND unequivocally condemns Russia’s military actions in Ukraine and the threat to use nuclear weapons. The international community must stand united in ensuring that we protect and support civilians, and Scotland must strongly reject the violations of international law by Russia Continue Reading

Banniversary Events

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Entry Into Force for the TPNW, the following events are being hosted/organised by Scottish CND from January 20th – 24th 2022. Thursday 20th January Following PMQs at 11.00amDebate in Scottish Parliament on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear WeaponsMotion submitted by: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Continue Reading