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
Statement by Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball
Russian leader warns of “immediate and reciprocal” response if the United States withdraws from the INF Treaty.
Instead of rushing to hasten their demise, Congress must seek to preserve and strengthen these four key pillars of arms control and nonproliferation.
The House and Senate Armed Services Committee are currently considering defense authorization legislation that if passed into law would deal a major, if not mortal, blow to longstanding, bipartisan arms control efforts.
U.S. May Act on Russian INF Violation
INF Dispute Adds to U.S.-Russia Tensions
It may be necessary to exploit Russia’s interest in preventing the enlargement of strategic missile defenses.
A keys arms control treaty is in jeopardy due to alleged Russian violations and potential U.S. countermoves.