Testimony from Thomas Countryman, board chairman for the Arms Control Association, before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment.
Last year, President Donald Trump told reporters that he wanted to work with Russian President Vladimir Putin “to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control.”
U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control prospects are fading despite new talks between senior diplomats.
The Trump administration has expressed interest in new strategic arms control talks, but specific suggestions remain unknown.
Remarks by Daryl Kimball on behalf of NGO Representatives and Experts to the 2019 NPT PrepCom for the 2020 Review Conference at the United Nations in New York.
Smart U.S. leadership is an essential part of the nuclear risk reduction equation.
Administration opens door to negotiations on new weapons, new partners.