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4th RIAC and RUSI Workshop on Strategic Stability and Arms Control

On February 10, 2022, RIAC held its 4th workshop on strategic stability and arms control in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) On February 10, 2022, RIAC held its 4th workshop on strategic stability and arms control in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). The workshop was held ...

11.02.2022

Re-Sovereignization of the Nation State or Globalization 3.0?

... world order based on “pure” Westphalianism. However, they appear to be of little help when it comes to understanding fundamental processes. Few alternatives to the global nature of world politics are clearly seen in a number of basic issues, such as arms control, the technological structure of the economy and the functioning of global commons. Arms Control: When the Whole is More Important than Ingredients as Such The 2010s were marked by a consistent dismantling of the international regulatory arms ...

20.10.2021

The Nuclear Triad: Alternatives from the Days Gone By

... pronouncements of foreign leaders The Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, commonly known as START I, recently marked its 30 th anniversary. It came to be the first in a series of nuclear treaties followed by START II, SORT and the New START. The longevity of the arms control regime is not the only reason to single out this landmark date, with one of the other considerations being that the all-familiar strategic nuclear triad, having emerged in the early 1960s, has been under the START framework nearly a half ...

03.09.2021

SIPRI International Panel Discussion "Perspectives on the Arms Control Agenda in 2021: Obstacles and Opportunities"

On April 14, 2021, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) held a public international expert discussion on the topic “Perspectives on the arms control agenda in 2021: Obstacles and opportunities”. On April 14, 2021, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) held a public international expert discussion on the topic “Perspectives on the arms control agenda in 2021: Obstacles ...

16.04.2021

Arms Control Is to Be Maintained and Invigorated at All Costs

We will stay alive if we avoid nuclear war. Until now, this has been possible, first of all thanks to arms control The past year has brought many new reasons to reflect on the prospects for arms control and strategic stability. A year earlier, the RIAC website published an interview with Aleksey Arbatov, Head of the Center for International Security ...

29.12.2020

Thirteen Points on Joe Biden and Russia

... technological competition, but can at least help to prevent a full-fledged trade war between Washington and Beijing. In sum, Biden can allow himself to put most of the Russia files on a back burner, with the possible exception of the pending strategic arms control question. It implies that we will not see an early US-Russian summit in 2021; at best, the two leaders could meet on the margins of a multilateral event, like the G20 or APEC, to compare notes on issues of common interest. 3. Attitude Donald ...

17.12.2020

U.S.-Russia Relations at a Crossroads

... In September 2020, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) convened a select group of Russian and American experts to discuss four topics of importance to U.S.-Russia relations: Arms Control, the U.S.-China Rivalry, the Arctic, and the Eastern Mediterranean. What follows is a summary report of those meetings. U.S.-Russia relations are at their worst since the Cold War and will remain dynamic in the coming years, with a lingering ...

01.11.2020

The New START Must Not Become an Ironic END of Bilateral Russia-U.S. Arms Control

... Bolton said, “Why extend the flawed system [New START] just to say you have a treaty?” Whether intentionally or not, the former US National Security Advisor might have asked one of the most pertinent questions amidst the current precariousness of arms control at a modest rally for Young Conservatives in July 2019. His rhetorical question illustrates a frame of mind that potentially exposes US reasons for withdrawing from a string of international treaties and agreements in recent years. The answers ...

31.08.2020

A Year Without the INF Treaty: You Need an Umbrella During Rainy Season

Even if the political clouds are miraculously dispersed and the New START is revived in the coming months, it would not do much to bring back the Soviet-American model of arms control that took shape almost half a century ago Imagine an ordinary everyday situation, which shouldn’t be a problem this summer with its unpredictable weather. You were going to spend the weekend outside, but looking out the window on a Saturday ...

03.08.2020

We Have No Trust, No Confidence Whatsoever” in America

... suspect to some extent that it’s also my own fear that in my modest position, I was not able to offer anything to my bosses that may help to change things for the better. Heilbrunn : Final question: do you think that matters, at least in the area of arms control, would change under a Biden presidency? Because the Democrats are much more sympathetic to arms control agreements than Republicans currently appear to be. What’s your take? Ryabkov : I have no idea how things will unfold in relation to ...

01.06.2020
 

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