Archive for October, 2018

INF Termination Is Bad, but It Could Get Worse <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

INF Termination Is Bad, but It Could Get Worse

By Daryl G. Kimball

Earlier this year, President Donald Trump told reporters that he wanted to work with Russian President Vladimir Putin “to discuss the arms race, which is getting...

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Mattis looks to calm European allies nervous about INF treaty

Mattis looks to calm European allies nervous about INF treaty

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that the United States was in consultation with its European allies on an arms control treaty, as NATO members urge...

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A New Nuclear Arms Race Has Begun <p style='font size:14px'>By Mikhail Gorbachev</p>

A New Nuclear Arms Race Has Begun

By Mikhail Gorbachev

Over 30 years ago, President Ronald Reagan and I signed in Washington the United States-Soviet Treaty on the elimination of intermediate- and shorter-range missiles....

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The I.N.F. Treaty, Explained

The I.N.F. Treaty, Explained

The national security adviser, John R. Bolton, is in Moscow this week to explain to officials President Trump’s decision to pull out of a 1987 arms-control pact....

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Pulling Out of the INF Treaty Is a Mistake That Will Affect Us All <p style='font size:14px'>By Dr Patricia Lewis</p>

Pulling Out of the INF Treaty Is a Mistake That Will Affect Us All

By Dr Patricia Lewis

Although the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty is a bilateral agreement between the US and Russia, the recent threat from the US to withdraw from the...

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U.S. INF treaty pullout plays into Russia’s hands <p style='font size:14px'>By David A. Andelman</p>

U.S. INF treaty pullout plays into Russia’s hands

By David A. Andelman

 It may be the highest-stakes move for Donald Trump in his entire presidency — unilaterally removing the United States from yet another international treaty,...

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John Bolton pushing Trump to withdraw from Russian nuclear arms treaty

John Bolton pushing Trump to withdraw from Russian nuclear arms treaty

John Bolton is pushing for the US to withdraw from a cold war-era arms control treaty with Russia, in the face of resistance from others in the Trump administration...

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Gorbachev Calls Trump’s Treaty Withdrawal ‘Not the Work of a Great Mind’

Gorbachev Calls Trump’s Treaty Withdrawal ‘Not the Work of a Great Mind’

President Trump’s announcement that the United States would withdraw from a nuclear disarmament treaty with Russia drew sharp criticism Sunday from one of the...

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Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement...

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U.S. to Tell Russia It Is Leaving Landmark I.N.F. Treaty

U.S. to Tell Russia It Is Leaving Landmark I.N.F. Treaty

The Trump administration is preparing to tell Russian leaders next week that it is planning to exit the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, in part...

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