Fellow
Alexei Georgievich Arbatov
Division of Social Sciences
  • International Relations and Governance
  • alarbatov@gmail.com

Head of the Center for International Security at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations; Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Professor Arbatov is internationally recognized as one of Russia's foremost experts in the fields of international relations and foreign policy

Information

Membership Number: FCA1210

Membership Type: Fellowship

Division: Social Sciences

Corresponding Email: alarbatov@gmail.com

Homepage(s): https://new.ras.ru/staff/akademiki/arbatov-aleksey-georgievich/

 

Present and Previous Positions

Professor and Head of the Center for International Security at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO)


Alexey Arbatov was a member of the State Duma, vice chairman of the Russian United Democratic Party (Yabloko), and deputy chairman of the Duma Defense Committee. He is a member of numerous boards and councils, including the research council of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the governing board of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute, and the Russian Council for Foreign and Defense Policy.

 

Fields of Scholarship and Research Interests

PhD, History, Moscow State Institute of International Relations


He has spent nearly 40 years in the academic and scientific communities, and also served for over a decade in Russia's parliament. He is one of Russia's foremost experts in the fields of international relations, foreign and military policy, international security, and arms control and disarmament.

 

Honors, Awards and Other Membership

Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

 

Selected Publications

Arbatov is author of several books and numerous articles and papers on issues of global security, strategic stability, disarmament, Russian military reform, and various current domestic and foreign political issues.


Books

  • Missile Defense: Confrontation and Cooperation (2013)

  • Nuclear Reset: Arms Reduction and Nonproliferation (2012)

  • 20 Years Without the Berlin Wall: A Breakthrough to Freedom (2011)

  • Outer Space: Weapons, Diplomacy, and Security (2010)

  • Equation Security (2010)

  • Nuclear Proliferation: New Technologies, Weapons, Treaties (2009)

  • Beyond Nuclear Deterrence: Transforming the US-Russian Equation (2006)

  • Defense and Security of Russia (2004)

Monographs

  • Security: Russian Option (1999)

  • Russian National Idea and Foreign Policy (1998)

  • Military Reform in Russia: Dilemmas, Obstacles and Prospects (1997, in English)

  • Defensive Sufficiency and Security (1990)

  • Deadly boundaries: The Soviet View of Nuclear Strategy, and Arms Negotiations (1988, in English)

  • Military-Strategic Parity and the Policy of the USA (1984)

  • Security in the Nuclear Age and the Policy of Washington (1980)


Other Information

https://carnegieendowment.org/experts/367 

https://eng.globalaffairs.ru/authors/alexey-arbatov/