Search: USA,Strategic stability (17 materials)

 

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 ...

14.08.2019

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 ...

05.07.2019

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....

04.07.2019

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 ...

22.04.2019

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 ...

15.02.2019

The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council Andrey Kortunov on the Future of Nuclear Arms Control Andrey Kortunov: The Domino Effect: America’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and Its Ramifications Few of us remember how negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme began. In October 2003, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Dominique de Villepin and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Joschka Fischer approached President...

05.02.2019

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

... not like could be eliminated, even if there is no formal reason for this. This is the first level of argumentation. The second 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 in China, where these missiles form the basis of its strategic potential. Of course, the Americans spoke about this, ...

05.02.2019

Strategic Instability. RIAC Experts Discuss the Outcomes of the INF Treaty Suspension

... 31, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on the prospects for the continued existence of The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (The INF Treaty) and the existing international architecture for strategic stability. Representatives of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) took part in the discussion. On January 31, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on the prospects for the continued ...

03.02.2019

The Collapse of the INF Treaty as a Motivation?

... Committee on Foreign Relations. The document explained Russia’s position with regard to the allegations of the United 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 New START beyond 2021. Most importantly, Russia is presumably prepared to agree to a system of so-called “cabinet-level ...

01.02.2019
 

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