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Tom Sauer

Professor in International Politics, Universiteit Antwerpen

A former research fellow at Harvard University’s International Security Program, Tom Sauer is a professor in international politics at the Universiteit Antwerpen in Belgium. He teaches courses on international relations, security, and arms control, and he is the spokesman of the university’s Research Group of International Politics. Previously, he was a visiting fellow of the EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris. Most recently, Sauer wrote about the humanitarian initiative and the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

He is the co-author (with Paul Meyer) of ‘The Nuclear Ban Treaty: A Sign of Global Impatience’, in: Survival, 60 (2), 2018, pp.61-72; as well as the co-editor (with Brecht Volders) of Nuclear Terrorism: Countering the Threat (Routledge, 2016)

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NATO Allies, don’t dismiss the TPNW

With the entry into force of the TPNW, the international community stands at a crossroads with respect to the future of nuclear weapons. Tom Sauer argues that the non-nuclear weapon states in NATO have a significant decision to make.

21 January 2021 | Tom Sauer