Search: Strategic stability,USA,Arms control (7 materials)

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

... public opinion in the West or the East that would force the national leaders to accept arms control as a foreign policy priority. Therefore, Russia, the United States and... ... withdraw from the INF Treaty. Second, any Russia-US consultations on the principles of strategic stability would be useful in the first or second track or even between them... ... 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...


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

... 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... ... there is a distinct divergence of opinions when it comes to verifying compliance with arms control treaties. On the one hand, any such treaty is viewed as an absolutely positive... ... 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...


The Global Hypersonic Race

... Western politicians have launched a global discussion about the risks associated with Russia developing hypersonic weapons. Arms control experts are attempting to estimate the potential of these new weapons, but attempts at this stage are hindered by ... ... his top priority and called for an industrial base to be established that could support the development and production of thousands of deterrence hypersonic vehicles. Mike White, the Pentagon’s assistant director for hypersonics, announced that the ...


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

... submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs). These measures were designed to increase strategic stability by reducing the effectiveness of first strikes. Put simply, the... ... “inter-treaty” period and approach the next, and hopefully inevitable, stage of arms control from the best positions possible. The signing of START II coincided with... ... view of this, the Russian parliament initially refused to ratify the agreement. The refusal to ratify START II was also due to the parliament’s standoff with the president...


The Domino Effect: America’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and Its Ramifications

... the Russian Council on International Affairs, the United States’ decision can create a “domino effect” in the nuclear arms control: by quitting the INF Treaty, Washington puts in question the prolongation of the New START agreement, and without ... ... level of argumentation is connected with the fact that the INF Treaty limits missiles of only two parties – Russia and the USA. Meanwhile, the technology of medium- and shorter-range missiles is being vigorously developed in many other countries, primarily ...


The Collapse of the INF Treaty as a Motivation?

... missile systems, thus poring fuel to the simmering conflicts. Dmitry Stefanovich, Malcolm Chalmers: Is This the End of Nuclear Arms Control? It is much more likely that all the actors involved will exercise some degree of self-restraint. The interested ... ... States that Moscow had failed to observe the INF Treaty [ 5 ]. Without going into much detail as to the essence of the mutual accusations, it should be noted that Washington’s failure to embrace a constructive approach presents the key threat to prolonging ...


Nuclear Catastrophe: Myth or Reality?

... the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, another step towards the destruction of the international arms control regime established over 30 years ago. At the same time, military technology is developing at an unprecedented rate: ... ... deadly weapons. Moreover, Russia and the United States — the two countries, which are responsible to a great extent for the strategic stability in the world — are not conducting any negotiations on the issue. What could all this lead to? It truly ...


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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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