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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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Trump’s Counterproductive Decision to “Terminate” the INF Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Trump’s Counterproductive Decision to “Terminate” the INF Treaty

By Daryl G. Kimball

Under the influence of his new National Security Advisor, John Bolton, Trump announced Saturday at a campaign rally that he will “terminate” a key nuclear arms...

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Kim Jong Un’s True Plan for North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Bruce W. Bennett</p>

Kim Jong Un’s True Plan for North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons

By Bruce W. Bennett

On March 6, North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un met with South Korean officials and told them that he was prepared to negotiate the abandonment of his nuclear weapons...

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The Case for a U.S. No-First-Use Policy <p style='font size:14px'>By  Daryl G. Kimball</p>

The Case for a U.S. No-First-Use Policy

By Daryl G. Kimball

Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1964 film “Dr. Strangelove” delivers an eerily accurate depiction of the absurd logic and catastrophic risks of U.S. and Russian...

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Can the U.S. and Russia Avert a New Arms Race? <p style='font size:14px'>By  Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Can the U.S. and Russia Avert a New Arms Race?

By Daryl G. Kimball

Five long years have passed since U.S. President Barack Obama proposed and Russian President Vladimir Putin unfortunately rejected negotiations designed to cut their...

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Ronald Reagan was a patriot. What would you call Trump? <p style='font size:14px'>By Matt Bai </p>

Ronald Reagan was a patriot. What would you call Trump?

By Matt Bai

Who are you going to believe — me or the media? Elections, any good strategist will tell you, are choices, not referendums. And this is how Trump approaches the...

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In Diplomacy, Trump Is the Anti-Reagan <p style='font size:14px'>By  Bret Stephens</p>

In Diplomacy, Trump Is the Anti-Reagan

By Bret Stephens

An optimistic take on Donald Trump’s historic meeting Tuesday with Kim Jong-un is that it’s Geneva Redux — a reprise of the 1985 summit between Ronald Reagan...

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Nuclear Nonproliferation Malpractice <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Nuclear Nonproliferation Malpractice

By Daryl G. Kimball

The global nuclear nonproliferation system has always relied on responsible leadership from the United States and other global powers. The effort to create, extend,...

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Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him <p style='font size:14px'>By Max Boot</p>

Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him

By Max Boot

With less than a month to go before the much-anticipated summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, we learned three important things...

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Trump Decision on Iran Deal is Foreign Policy Malpractice

Trump Decision on Iran Deal is Foreign Policy Malpractice

Experts from the Washington-based Arms Control Association denounced President Donald Trump’s reported decision not to renew U.S. sanctions waivers in violation...

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