Search: Strategic stability,USA (26 materials)


A Military Response to Russians’ Infernal Question

... starting point for negotiations on the serious issues—the United States has demonstrated will to do so, at least with regard to strike weapons, military exercises near Russia’s borders—Russia will nevertheless be unable to neglect the flat-out refusal it encountered on the issues that were declared vital to its interests. In the event that Russia receives no sufficient diplomatic guarantees enshrined in legally-binding documents, Moscow—as we can glean from statements made by some of Russia’s ...


The Nuclear Triad: Alternatives from the Days Gone By

... so large and heavy that the idea of them fitting into something like a large-caliber projectile any time soon was totally unthinkable. Besides, only heavy aircraft could at that time offer the capability of delivering nuclear weapons across many thousands of kilometers, which was the ultimate requirement in the stand-off between the United States and the Soviet Union. The AGM-28 “Hound Dog” missile mounted on the pylon of a Boeing B-52 “Stratofortress”. Not so obvious were the next steps ...


Quo Vadis

... documents to be signed. At the same time, the two presidents adopted a joint statement following the talks, setting down a series of fundamental positions and objectives; their implementation could lead to specific arrangements as well as some headway on strategic stability. The presidents reaffirmed their commitment to the principle that nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought. This intuitive statement does, in fact, carry tremendous meaning. Recent years have seen heated discussions revolving ...


Geneva Meeting: A World in Waiting

... new arms control model that would better reflect the military-political and military-technical landscape of the 21 st century. Ivan Timofeev: Layered Cake. What to Expect from the Putin-Biden Summit? There are other equally important dimensions to strategic stability that need to be addressed in Geneva. Strategic stability implies close cooperation or—at least—coordination of actions taken by the sides in tackling common external challenges. And there are already plenty of these: international ...


Prospects for Strengthening Strategic Stability Discussed at EASLG High-Level Meeting

On February 5, 2021, the ordinary virtual meeting of the high-level working group on strategic stability issues of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) took place On February 5, 2021, the ordinary virtual meeting of the high-level working group on strategic stability issues of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group ...


Keeping Peace in the Nuclear Age

... Moscow have disagreed about issues during the treaty’s implementation, there is a Bilateral Consultative Commission in which those disagreements can be addressed. Altogether, New START has proved itself to be an essential instrument for strengthening strategic stability and trust. And beyond U.S. and Russian national security objectives, it signals to the world that the two countries are resolved to bolster global peace and security and firmly support a vital international institution, the Nuclear ...


The Countdown for New START

... Alexander Yermakov: Darkened Skies: The U.S. Might Withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies Fight to the End Obviously, to preserve strategic stability in the future, we will indeed need a wonderful “big deal." However, it probably will not be Trump’s ... ... is, and the fact that the world’s two leading arsenals are shaking off all restrictions while at the same time hurling accusations at each other threatens to rip it apart altogether. In the nuclear area, the TPNW “nihilists” will have far weightier ...


Strategic Instability in the Era of Information and Communication Technologies: Crisis or the New Norm?

The possibility that decisions about the use of nuclear weapons will be influenced by information and communication technologies (ICTs) is the most serious threat that exists today. Strategic stability is once again becoming a primary concern in international relations. The topic has received a great deal of attention of late, mainly because of the steady erosion of the reduction and limitation regime: the United States has now withdrawn ...


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

... Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and, more importantly, refusal to extend the New START Treaty would create major risks for the global non-proliferation regime, and the next NPT Review ... ... Washington, but that it will intensify the search for new models for reducing nuclear risks and strengthening global and regional strategic stability. First published in the DOC Research Institute .


Russia — US: On the Brink of a New Nuclear Arms Race

... “violations” that had virtually no effect on the balance of powers of the two countries. However, the more presence of these accusations impeded the enforcement of particular agreements. The number of alleged breaches accumulated over time and, even though ... ... intentions of the United States in this area and take the appropriate actions to ensure their own security. On a “New Vision” of strategic stability Immediately after the signing of New START in 2010, many military and political scholars flagged the importance ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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