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

... strategic stability issues of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) took place. The discussion focused on the following issues: prospects for strengthening strategic stability, taking into account the recent extension of Russia-the U.S. New START Treaty, non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, new confidence-building measures in the nuclear field, and possible measures to limit the qualitative arms race. On the Russian side, the discussion was attended by Yevgeny Buzhinsky, RIAC Vice President,...


Russia and U.S. Must Not Squander Chances For Cooperation

... come to some kind of agreement. This does not mean one side making concessions. There are many areas where negotiations and agreements no doubt meet the long-term interests of both countries. Arms control First, there is arms control. Extending the New START Treaty without any additional conditions meets the security interests of both sides. All that is needed for this is the political will of Moscow and Washington. Extending the Treaty would not mean that much for international security in and ...


Three Ways the U.S. Can Adjust Its Foreign Policy in 2021

... foreign policy. This included renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), pulling the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, and even refusing to extend New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) or negotiate a new disarmament treaty with the Russian Federation. On top of that, Trump’s administration and foreign policy pulled the U.S. away from the world stage. For example, the U.S. pulled out of ...


Arms Control Is to Be Maintained and Invigorated at All Costs

... with the leftovers of strategic weapons. Why don’t we count, for instance, nuclear air-launched cruise missiles? Under the New START we count each heavy bomber as one delivery vehicle and one warhead while, in fact, it can carry 6 - 20 such missiles.... ... overall START warheads ceilings. Furthermore, if we plan to go into centralized storages let us start with counting several thousand strategic warheads, cruise missiles and gravity bombs relocated there from strategic land- and sea-based missiles and heavy ...


Russia and the U.S.: Time to Look for Compromises

... be no winner in a nuclear war. However, confirmation from the Kremlin and the White House in today’s far more complicated and dangerous international situation would certainly have a positive significance. Another proposal involves prolonging the New START immediately and without any pre-conditions, while simultaneously launching intensive consultations on a broad range of strategic stability issues. There are other proposals that are brought to the notice of the political leadership in both countries ...


The New START Must Not Become an Ironic END of Bilateral Russia-U.S. Arms Control

... quick fix that shatters years-long processes, negotiations and further destabilizes the Russia-U.S. relationship and the world at large. II. The blame game — American Accusations Do Not Outweigh Russian Concerns Alexander Yermakov: The Countdown for New START In addressing US accusations of Russian violations, one needs to consider the above new context that has presented itself, together with the complex “ multi-dimensional nature of compliance-related interactions (political, technical and tactical) ” which forms the very ...


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

... work plan that would make extension even more relevant going forward. It is critical that the United States and Russia extend New START this year before it expires in early 2021. This would demonstrate welcome progress looking toward a P-5 summit this ... ... William J. Burns President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, United States Ambassador Richard Burt Chairman Global Zero USA, United States Evgeny Buzhinskiy Chairman of PIR Center Executive Board; Vice-President of the Russian International Affairs ...


A Year Without the INF Treaty: You Need an Umbrella During Rainy Season

Even if the political clouds are miraculously dispersed and the New START is revived in the coming months, it would not do much to bring back the Soviet-American model of arms control that took shape almost half a century ago Imagine an ordinary everyday situation, which shouldn’t be a problem this summer with ...


Recommendations for American Policy and Priorities Towards Russia

... ensuring economic stability across the world — the two sides simply need to engage in dialogue to find common ground. That common ground will likely lead to stabilizing solutions that advance the interests and security of both countries. Renew the New START Treaty and Promote Broader Cooperation on Arms Control In the past two decades, there has been much progress lost in the realm of arms control between the United States and Russia. Despite a history of successful diplomacy on this subject, its ...


The World after START

... in late June is certainly good news. If the discussions go well, then there may be hope that the Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START) will be extended after all. If the sides fail to come to an agreement, the likelihood of which, unfortunately, is extremely high, then in February 2021, New START will suffer the same fate as the Soviet–American Intermediate-Range Nuclear ...


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