The Acronym Institute conducts research, participates in meetings, analyses developments, and disseminates ideas and information on peace, disarmament and human security in all their aspects. Our primary purpose is to facilitate the fuller and better-informed participation of civil society and nations in developing and implementing effective measures to demilitarize relations between states and peoples, promote human security and protect the environment.


2 April 2014

the Nato allies are collectively preoccupied by Vladimir Putin's intentions in eastern Europe, Britain and the US are secretly renegotiating a pact which is a bedrock of their very special bilateral relationship.

Their Mutual Defence...

Parliamentary Records

Kevin Stewart (Aberdeen Central) (SNP): 

4. To ask the Deputy First Minister what the Scottish Government's position is on the Trident nuclear weapons system being based in Scotland. (S4F-02012)

The Deputy...


Dr Rebecca Johnson
27 March 2014

The attached PDF is Dr Rebecca Johnson's evidence to the UK House of Commons Defence Select Committee enquiry on Deterrence in the Twenty-First Century.  Orginally submitted in September 2013, the evidence is now able to published...

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