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Welcome to the new nuclear arms race <p style='font size:14px'>By Tom Collina</p>

Welcome to the new nuclear arms race

By Tom Collina

If you missed out on the first nuclear arms race, you’re in luck. It’s back. On Friday, the Trump administration announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range...

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John Bolton is a serial arms control killer <p style='font size:14px'>By Joseph Cirincione</p>

John Bolton is a serial arms control killer

By Joseph Cirincione

John Bolton relishes in targeting nuclear arms treaties. He is very good at it.  The U.S. national security adviser’s latest hit is the Intermediate-Range...

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INF Treaty Crisis: Background and Next Steps <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

INF Treaty Crisis: Background and Next Steps

By Daryl G. Kimball

The Trump administration announced today that effective tomorrow, Feb. 2, the United States will suspend implementation of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces...

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Preventing a New Euro-Missile Race <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Preventing a New Euro-Missile Race

By Daryl G. Kimball

Next month, it is very likely the Trump administration will take the next step toward fulfilling the president’s threat to “terminate” one of the most far-reaching...

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Don’t Tear Up This Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By Editorial Board of the NY Times</p>

Don’t Tear Up This Treaty

By Editorial Board of the NY Times

Every American president from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama has successfully negotiated an agreement with the Soviet Union, or the Russian federation, to reduce...

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We participated in INF negotiations. Abandoning it threatens our very existence. <p style='font size:14px'>By  Mikhail Gorbachev & George P. Shultz</p>

We participated in INF negotiations. Abandoning it threatens our very existence.

By Mikhail Gorbachev & George P. Shultz

More than 30 years have passed since the day the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union, meeting in Geneva, adopted a joint statement declaring that “a...

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U.S. INF Treaty Termination Strategy Falls Short <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

U.S. INF Treaty Termination Strategy Falls Short

By Daryl G. Kimball

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today declared Russia in material breach of the landmark 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and announced that the...

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Getting Off the Treadmill to Catastrophe <p style='font size:14px'>By Karyl G. Kimball</p>

Getting Off the Treadmill to Catastrophe

By Karyl G. Kimball

Earlier this year, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that “[t]he Cold War is back…but with a difference. The mechanisms and the safeguards to...

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America’s greatest danger: Nuclear war decision-making by Donald Trump <p style='font size:14px'>By Louis Rene Beres</p>

America’s greatest danger: Nuclear war decision-making by Donald Trump

By Louis Rene Beres

An inappropriate or irrational nuclear command decision by President Donald Trump is plainly conceivable. Nothing accurate can ever be said about the true probability...

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Congress can save arms control <p style='font size:14px'>By William Courtney & Greg Thielmann</p>

Congress can save arms control

By William Courtney & Greg Thielmann

President Trump is employing novel strategies to obtain deals with North Korea and Iran to eliminate their nuclear arms potential. But obtaining congressional support...

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