Trump and Putin have an important opportunity to put the brakes on a new, potentially more dangerous, arms race.
Remarks by Thomas Countryman to the International Symposium for Peace in Nagasaki, Japan
Action Alert for Madam Secretary Viewers (May 2018)
U.S., European, and Russian Nuclear Experts & Former Officials Issue Urgent Call for Trump and Putin to Take Steps to Avoid a New Nuclear Arms Race
U.S., Russia Meet New START Limits
New START implementation has improved strategic stability, predictability, and transparency, and verifiably trimmed still oversized nuclear arsenals. The next step is to extend the treaty for five years to avert the possibility of unconstrained strategic nuclear competition between the world’s two largest nuclear actors.
Instead of rushing to hasten their demise, Congress must seek to preserve and strengthen these four key pillars of arms control and nonproliferation.