Search: USA,Strategic stability (21 material)


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of late, mainly because of the steady erosion of the reduction and limitation regime: the United States has now withdrawn ...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 ...


The Global Hypersonic Race

... Meanwhile, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin, for his part, has identified hypersonics as 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 department had a three-step plan for the development of hypersonic weapons that involves investing generously in offensive ...


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

... INF Treaty was accompanied by a litany of accusations against Russia in U.S. political circles and the media and counter accusations by Russia. And now the sides are accusing each other of failing to observe the provisions of New START, with the United ... ... claiming that Russia is conducting banned nuclear tests [ 2 ]. While the sides have opened a cautious dialogue on issues of strategic stability, the prospects of at least extending the New START given the current trends in bilateral relations are bleak....


Andrey Kortunov Makes a Speech at IFRI Seminar on the Future of Strategic Stability in the Context of Confrontation between Russia and the USA

On April 18, 2019, at IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held a closed expert seminar session on the ”Future of Strategic Stability in the Context of Confrontation between Moscow and Washington”. On April 18, 2019, at IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held a closed expert seminar session ...


Support for Crisis Management Dialogue and Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region

.... The absence of dialogue—in particular, crisis management dialogue intended to avoid or resolve incidents that could breed escalation—severely undercuts the sustained communication essential for reaching mutual understandings on and maintaining strategic stability. Simply stated, we cannot have strategic stability without dialogue. The challenge to the United States, NATO, and Russia is clear, and the answer compelling: Nations must begin the process of rebuilding trust so that it will again ...


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