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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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Trump shouldn’t scrap the INF Treaty

Trump shouldn’t scrap the INF Treaty

President Donald Trump will make a major strategic mistake if he follows through on his intention to withdraw the United States from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces...

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Why the arms race is still white hot decades after the Cold War ended — and how to stop it <p style='font size:14px'>By Jonathan Hunt</p>

Why the arms race is still white hot decades after the Cold War ended — and how to stop it

By Jonathan Hunt

The Trump administration’s looming withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty signals more than a new era of quick-strike competition in...

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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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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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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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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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