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How to Reduce Nuclear Risks in Helsinki

Reaffirming that a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought, the United States and Russia could agree to specific steps at Helsinki to reduce nuclear risks Presidents Trump and Putin will finally meet next week in Helsinki for a bilateral summit. Throughout the Cold War, summits between US and Soviet leaders were overwhelmingly welcomed in both countries and the world as an opportunity to reduce tensions. After the Cold War, these meetings became routine. Today, the scheduling of the...

12.07.2018

Putin's State of the Union: Russia Can No Longer Take the US Goodwill and Commitment for Granted

... Timofeev: How Should Russia Respond to an Adversarial West? However, this demonstration of specific artefacts of Kremlin’s military might and ambitions should not conceal a more fundamental change in the Russian strategic thinking articulated by Vladimir Putin: the country is drifting in the direction of strategic isolationism. This is a clear and important deviation from both the traditional Russian (and the Soviet) strategic thinking with very serious implications for the global strategic stability. Since the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962, Moscow and Washington have been chained to each other by the common need to manage their respective strategic arsenals in a mutually satisfactory way. Even during the most difficult ...

05.03.2018

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