Paul Schulte

Disarmament and Globalization Program, University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies


Paul Schulte is a senior visiting fellow in the Disarmament and Globalization Program at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Additionally he is a senior visiting fellow at both the Centre for Defense Studies at King's College at the University of London and the Centre for the Study of Global Governance at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

He is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program and at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on the future of deterrence, nuclear strategy, nuclear nonproliferation, cyber security, and their political implications.

He previously served as chief speechwriter to two U.K. defense secretaries (2006–2007), as director of proliferation and arms control for the UK Ministry of Defence, and as U.K. commissioner on the UN commissions for Iraqi disarmament, UNSCOM and UNMOVIC (1997–2002). He also worked in Iraq's Coalition Provisional Authority as director of defense organization in the Office of National Security Affairs (2004), the office responsible for rebuilding the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, and was founding head of the U.K.'s Post Conflict Reconstruction Unit (2004–2005) involved in planning the initial integrated British civil-military campaign in Helmand province in Afghanistan.

Featured Work

CREDIT: Dennis Doyle, Carnegie Council

SEP 23, 2011 Article

The Precarious State of Flux of the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE)

This paper's main predictive theoretical proposition is that, in fact, progress on conventional arms control in Europe will continue to move at a pace dictated ...