Search: International security,Nuclear weapons,Arms control (4 materials)

The Post-INF Treaty world: Cutting Сosts and Reducing Risks

... is quite rightly considered one of the most significant achievements in the field of international security this century; the JCPOA held its ground even when Donald Trump... ... imagination in the nuclear sphere that they demonstrated in 2003. The future of nuclear arms control (if it has one) will in any case be multilateral in nature. And if the... ... and the United States have 7,200 and 7,000 units of nuclear arms, including tactical nuclear weapons and warheads stored in warehouses, respectively. However, arms control...

22.10.2019

End of Nuclear Arms Control: Do Not Beware the Ides of March

... strategic stability in the world, fell apart before our very eyes. And now the foundations of the core instrument of global arms control – the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) – are starting to crumble too, as it is looking dangerously ... ... we started preparing ourselves for the possibility of waking up in March 2021 in a world where there are no restrictions on nuclear weapons. The potential disintegration of New START would not be catastrophic for Russia, all the more so because the country ...

04.07.2019

Road to Nowhere

... Nuclear Forces Treaty (the INF Treaty) signed by the USSR and the United States in 1987. Once again, contrived pretexts are being put forward that fail to convince anyone and yet again show that Washington continues to openly disregard the interests of international security, including the security of its closest allies in Europe, Asia and throughout the world. It is perfectly clear that the withdrawal of the United States from the INF Treaty will only accelerate the deployment of that type of missile ...

01.11.2018

U.S. Withdrawal From the INF Treaty and the End of the Bilateral Era

Perhaps the term “arms control” itself should be revised Could the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty have been saved? No doubt.... ... out. Not only is it difficult and perhaps even impossible to ratify any national agreement today, especially with regards to nuclear weapons, the ongoing U.S.-Russia confrontation further complicates this process. Under such strained conditions, whether ...

26.10.2018

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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