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Joel Hickman


Joel Hickman is Deputy Director Transatlantic Defense and Security at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA.) He was previously a British diplomat posted to Pakistan where he led the UK government’s serious organized crime strategy, policy, and programming across South Asia. Previously, Joel has worked as a senior policy advisor in the UK Home Office, Ministry of Defence, and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office across a range of national-security priorities, including counter terrorism, hostile state actors, and military operations in Afghanistan.

Edging Towards the Nuclear Abyss

In doctrine and posture, the world’s nuclear powers are making nuclear war more, not less, likely.