Though recent allegations of secrecy and illegal activity regarding the export of nuclear materials to Saudi Arabia raises important questions, faith in existing U.S. statutes and legislative oversight should not be shaken.
The collapse of the INF Treaty poses great challenges for Europe and NATO, forcing European capitals to conceptualize a new arms control framework.
The potential collapse of the New START Treaty between the United States and Russia poses significant implications for Chinese nuclear thinking
Europe's lack of capabilities undercut Europe's ability to go alone in arms control with Russia, requiring a different approach to addressing the demise of the INF Treaty.
After Trump's withdrawal from the INF Treaty, Europeans should cooperate with East Asia to prevent a new arms race
Though some view the collapse of the INF Treaty as a sign of the end of arms control, there are several avenues that exist to preserve the arms control legacy of the treaty.
U.S. officials think scrapping the arms control agreement will help check Chinese power. But without allied support, leaving the treaty will only weaken U.S. relationships and play into Beijing’s hands.
The U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty poses significant implications for the future of European security, risking dangerous arms racing behavior among U.S., European, and Russian militaries.
With emerging challenges for the U.S.-China nuclear relationship, the United States can take important steps to prevent further destabilization.
Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the INF Treaty carries important and dangerous implications for the future of European and international security.