Search: NATO,New START (8 materials)

Statement by the EASLG: Advancing Strategic Stability and Reducing Nuclear Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region

... Cannot be Won and Must Never be Fought and Extending New START Today—six months before the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) will expire if not extended—members of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) released a statement headlined,... ... “Advancing Strategic Stability and Reducing Nuclear Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region.” With an impressive group of 47 signatories from 16 countries across the Euro-Atlantic region, the statement fills an important space at a crucial moment—proposing ...


Recommendations for American Policy and Priorities Towards Russia

... verification system that holds both parties in check. The United States should match that willingness to parley and use the New START extension as a springboard to advance other nuclear nonproliferation priorities, such as bringing China and other countries ... ... back on track, back to exercising consistency, promoting human life, and being a much-need force for good in the world. Halt NATO’s Eastward Expansion Igor Ivanov: The World after START Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has had ample ...


The Collapse of the INF Treaty as a Motivation?

... the EU, but Russia is sure to suffer much more from such a return to the Missile Scares of the 80s. Moscow is much closer to NATO borders today than it was back then due to geography and political developments, and the the military threat emanating from ... ....–Russia system of treaties remain in place. This, however, would require both parties to act fairly boldly. The Future of New START and Arms Control It should be stressed here that, unless the United States resorts to overly provocative activities ...


INF Treaty: More than Just an Agreement

... use of short- and medium-range missiles. In such a situation, the New START would no longer work, and a new agreement would be next to impossible to sign, with all the consequences this would entail for the international security system. The INF and New START treaties exert a deterrent effect on the other nuclear powers, even though they are not signatories. The existing agreements between the United States and Russia still indicate a continuing consensus between the two military superpowers, and possibly their readiness to join efforts on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and missile technologies....


U.S.-Russia Relations: The Price of Cold War

... START in 2021 becomes a fading thought, but, even if not, having for seven years ceased considering what comes after START, when New START, the last remaining nuclear arms control agreement, finally expires that will be the end of nuclear arms control between ... ... the United States supported, but, more than this, that it risked compromising information key to air operations in a future NATO-Russian conflict. The risk was there; so was the chance that the Center would have worked as hoped, and the two sides could ...


We Will Need to Return to Dialogue

... important when their relations are at their worst. Reliable communication channels between the military forces of Russia and NATO have also become more vital now that they are facing off against each other more frequently. The hot line between the US ... ... it takes place, it would not only be profoundly damaging in its own right. It would also make it more difficult to renew the New START treaty on long-range arms, now the main cornerstone of bilateral nuclear arms control. The Treaty was signed by Presidents ...


MAD's Midlife Crisis: The Impact of US-Russia Rivalry on International Arms Control

... Europe (CFE). In our opinion, if the favorable conditions for disarmament negotiations emerge in the future, one of the options would be to link the issue of TNW reductions and revival of the negotiations process on the CFE with measures on limiting NATO further expansion. However, since the conclusion of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) in 2010, there has been little progress toward further nuclear arms reductions. Even before the 2014 events in Ukraine, US-Russian relations were characterized by a serious deficit of trust and constant reciprocal claims in non-compliance with ...


Russian leadership is taking a “wait and see” approach

... urgent tasks that we have to address together. First, to preserve the strategic arms control regime, namely – to extend the New START Agreement and to secure the continuous implementation INF Treaty. Second, to work together on dangerous regional problems ... ... of them we can take for granted. 2) Russian upcoming military exercise Zapad-2017 is causing concern in the Baltic States and NATO. Do you think Russia is interested in making the exercise transparent and defensive or is it rather going to be a demonstration ...


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  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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