Search: INF Treaty,United Kingdom (5 materials)

A New Era of Arms Control: Myths, Realities and Options

... promoted in Russia by INF critics and opponents of extending the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and of a follow-on agreement at both expert and government levels. Now they have been used as the official pretext for the U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty (in addition to accusing Russia of violating it). Washington also uses these arguments to oppose the extension of the New START and bilateral negotiations with Russia on the next strategic treaty. Is There Emerging Nuclear Multipolarity? Traditionally,...


UK–Russia Security Relations: Talking To, Not Past Each Other

RIAC and RUSI Report, #45 / 2019 A report based on findings from the third round of the UK–Russia Track 1.5 (non-governmental) bilateral security dialogue, which The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) held in collaboration with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The first year of the project identified several security and geopolitical topics to establish the most productive areas of cooperation between the UK and Russia. The second year built on three of the most fruitful areas...


The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

... Russia is extremely difficult at best, and, at worst, in a state of limbo for the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, France and the United Kingdom are still nuclear powers and permanent members of the UN Security Council. And Germany has been a non-permanent ... ... of political will and imagination in the nuclear sphere that they demonstrated in 2003. Andrey Kortunov: The World After the INF Treaty: How to Get Out of the Dead Zone The future of nuclear arms control (if it has one) will in any case be multilateral ...


Intermediate-Range Challenges

... cooperation on the SCALP/Storm Shadow cruise missile could result in the development of new long-range land-based cruise missiles in response to Russia’s efforts, but this is an undesirable scenario. At this point in time, it would be useful for the United Kingdom ( highly unlikely ) or France ( more likely ) to initiate a revision of the INF Treaty, or create an environment for the preservation of its most important achievements. For example, the interested parties could work together on the definitions for new weapon systems, or on the geographical self-limitations for the deployment ...


London Hosts Seminar within Russian-British RIAC and RUSI Project on Security Issues

... control and strategic stability. The seminar discussion focused on disagreements on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) and their influence on the policies of the following nuclear states: Great Britain, China, and France. The second ... ... researchers from King's College in London, heads of departments of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom. Russian delegation was represented by RIAC experts, researchers from academic institutions and universities. The ...


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