Polina Sinovets

Articles by Polina Sinovets

1 September 2014
Global forum

In nuclear war, women would suffer at least as much as men. But women tend to be underrepresented in fields—such as high-level politics, diplomacy, military affairs, and science and technology—that bear on nuclear policy.

3 July 2014

Women and nuclear weapons policy

Salma MalikPolina SinovetsReshmi Kazi

Women have as much reason as men to fear nuclear war. Maybe more. But women have relatively little control over whether nuclear weapons are ever used—or whether they continue to exist. How can women break into the largely male preserve of weapons policy?

30 June 2014

Deterrence coexisting with disarmament

The author argues that the proper response to nuclear weapons is deep-seated fear, but that nuclear weapons in limited numbers actually make a great contribution to mankind insofar as they prevent large wars.

10 June 2014

Masculine and feminine—in balance

The author argues that an overly "masculine" or overly "feminine" approach to international security can be problematic, and that states ought to pursue a balance between the two.

15 May 2014

The soul of women in nuclear politics

The author argues that increasing women's influence on nuclear weapons policy might require societies to make radical changes in their attitudes toward masculinity.