NATO defense ministers are set to discuss how to handle the impending termination of the INF Treaty.
In the absence of active U.S.-Russian efforts to resolve disagreements over the INF Treaty, other nations may be
able to lead the way toward preventing a new arms race.
European powers have developed a trade mechanism to enable commercial transactions with Iran
despite U.S. sanctions.
Termination of the INF Treaty allows Russia and the United States to deploy new ground-launched intermediate-range missiles, increasing the risk of a new destabilizing arms race. Congress must adopt legislation to prohibit funding for the procurement, flight-testing, or deployment of U.S. ground-launched or ballistic missiles until the Trump administration meets seven specific conditions.
With Russia and the United States at an impasse, what can be done to save a landmark arms control treaty?
Remarks by Greg Thielmann for the Polis 180 Fireside Chat: Powerless Europe? The Future of Nuclear Weapons Policy in Europe, Berlin, Germany
NATO Displays Military Might
Will the Trump administration let the treaty expire?
EU plans steps to get around U.S. sanctions on Iran.