"Though we have acheived progress, our work is not over. That is why I support the mission of the Arms Control Association. It is, quite simply, the most effective and important organization working in the field today." 

– Larry Weiler
Former U.S.-Russian arms control negotiator
August 7, 2018
Members Call: The Trump Administration's INF Decision
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Soviet inspectors and their U.S. escorts stand among Pershing II missiles dismantled in accordance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in January 1989. (Photo: U.S. Defense Department)On Feb. 2, the Trump administration is expected to suspend its obligations under the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and formally announce its intention to withdraw from the treaty in six months in response to a long-running dispute over Russian compliance with the treaty.

The INF Treaty is one of the most far-reaching and most successful nuclear arms reduction agreements. It helped bring an end to the Cold War and paved the way for agreements to slash bloated strategic nuclear arsenals and to withdraw thousands of tactical nuclear weapons from forward-deployed areas. The potential collapse of the INF Treaty, combined with the uncertain future of the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, creates the potential for increasing nuclear competition.

Join executive director Daryl Kimball and policy director Kingston Reif to learn more on the likely impact and consequences of this decision on the U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control relationship and on the nuclear nonproliferation regime.

Existing Members: Check your email for a registration link or contact Tony Fleming, director for communications, at [email protected] to register. 

Non-Members: Join today to receive a registration link and call-in details.