Search: Arms Control,Nuclear weapons (6 materials)

The Nuclear Triad: Alternatives from the Days Gone By

... ultra-reliable unmanned missile system. Later, the interest in such a system dwindled, and February 1971 saw the signing of the Seabed Arms Control Treaty that prohibited the deployment of any such systems outside territorial waters. [9] ВМС США The Martin ... ..., we will be talking about “creative endeavors” of the Navy and the Air Forces, the two principal operators of strategic nuclear weapons both in the United States and the Soviet Union—the USSR, though, also had a separate service branch known as ...


Arms Control Is to Be Maintained and Invigorated at All Costs

... the fate of other treaties, including the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) and Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)? Can we say there is a real threat that the “new nuclear club” might expand further? There is definitely ... ... back into that deal would already be a very important step towards preserving this most important fundamental treaty on nuclear arms control. That is, the fate of the NPT depends on whether the Americans can get back into the Iranian deal? Yes, because ...


A New Era of Arms Control: Myths, Realities and Options

... regional scale. 27 This concept is often called "escalate to de-escalate:” selective intimidating use of nuclear weapons to prevent the opponent from achieving success in a conventional conflict. Hence the nuclear revanchists are striving to make nuclear weapons more usable, while the revisionists call for discarding traditional methods of arms control in favor of entirely new ways of enhancing nuclear deterrence and forging a new concept of strategic stability. The Realities of Arms and Arms Control All possible dangers and uncertainties notwithstanding, rational strategic analysis should ...


Is There Life After Arms Control Death?

... tone of the emerging discussion is determined by extravagant ideas that sooner testify to the intellectually uninhibited style of their authors than to their sense of responsibility. Some claim that a nuclear war is not so horrible after all and that nuclear weapons do not differ in principle from conventional arms. Others say that to revive nuclear arms control the human race needs to go through a disaster comparable to the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. The calls for an immediate transition to a multilateral model of nuclear arms control are not very impressive, either. Needless to say, ...


RIAC at Annual Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

... discuss and search for solutions to topical issues in the area of non-proliferation, control, deterrence, and safety of the use of nuclear weapons. The keynote speakers at the conference were Stephen Biegun, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea; Adam ... ... Congressman, Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee; and Andrea Thompson, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. The conference included several discussions on current issues of nuclear security, arms ...


Seminar “Russia – U.S. Relations in the Nuclear Sphere: Pathways to Cooperation" with Ernest J. Moniz, NTI CEO

... Cooperation» with Ernest J. Moniz, Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer, NTI (Nuclear Threat Initiative, nonprofit organization), Former U.S. Secretary of Energy. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: nuclear non-proliferation and arms control, the consequences of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iranian deal, the situation on the Korean Peninsula, and the possibilities of scientific and technical cooperation between Russia and the United States in the nuclear sphere. The discussion ...


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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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