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Don’t Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament―Unless They’re Pushed to Do So <p style='font size:14px'>By Lawrence Wittner</p>

Don’t Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament―Unless They’re Pushed to Do So

By Lawrence Wittner

At the beginning of February 2019, the two leading nuclear powers took an official step toward resumption of the nuclear arms race. On February 1, the U.S. government,...

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Withdrawing from the INF Treaty would cripple arms control efforts for decades <p style='font size:14px'>By James Clifton</p>

Withdrawing from the INF Treaty would cripple arms control efforts for decades

By James Clifton

With the Western alliance already under strain, opportunities for new arms control talks are few and far between. On Feb. 1, the Trump administration announced its...

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Trump must listen to the North Korea experts, not his gut

Trump must listen to the North Korea experts, not his gut

When Kim Jong Un became North Korea’s leader in December 2011, most Western intelligence agencies were uncertain whether the not-yet-27-year-old would be able...

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What Ronald Reagan would tell President Trump about arms control <p style='font size:14px'>By Victoria Nuland</p>

What Ronald Reagan would tell President Trump about arms control

By Victoria Nuland

The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty after a decade of Russian violations feels satisfying...

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No Winner in a New Arms Race  <p style='font size:14px'>By NY Times Editorial Board</p>

No Winner in a New Arms Race

By NY Times Editorial Board

Are the United States and Russia entering a dangerous new era of unchecked nuclear weapons development? – More

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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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