A keys arms control treaty is in jeopardy due to alleged Russian violations and potential U.S. countermoves.
If we do not safeguard and continue arms control, we'll be removing the constraints that do exist on Russia's modernization, says Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists.
March 22 Briefing from U.S., German, and Russian Experts on Uncertain Future of Nuclear Arms Restraints and Policy Options for Presidents Trump and Putin
U.S. officials say Russia has deployed a new missile type prohibited by the INF Treaty.
Our response to comments by President Trump on New START
Press Release: Russia Must Immediately Resolve INF Treaty Noncompliance Issue
History of the INF Treaty between the United States and Russia and details on potential violations by Russia
In his first call with President Putin, Trump denounced the 2010 New START agreement despite not being aware of what the treaty was.
“The sanctions imposed on Russia by the U.S. and our European allies should only be eased if Russia changes its behavior vis-a-vis Ukraine,” Kimball said.
The arms control dialogue between Russia and the United States is stagnating, and the risk of conflict, whether by intent or miscalculation, is growing.
The United States and Russia met in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty’s implementation forum last month to discuss outstanding issues.
An increasingly troubled relationship takes a toll on U.S.-Russian nuclear cooperation.
Relations between Russia and the West have sunk to an historic low and tensions have worsened across a range of issues, some new and some old.
The Soviet and Russian nuclear mentality has been and remains very different from that of the United States and its allies. The rapid reintroduction of the possibility of nuclear confrontation in U.S.-Russian relations...