Testing North Korea’s sincerity to take concrete steps toward denuclearization requires flexibility and innovation in the U.S. approach.
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.
Russia’s violation of the INF Treaty is a serious problem. However, U.S. withdrawal from the treaty without an effective strategy to focus political blame and strategic pressure on Russia, and to unify allies in a shared effort to stabilize alarming military competitions, would be counterproductive.
An exploration of how rapidly deteriorating U.S.-Chinese relations in cyberspace could endanger the larger international political economy, and what China and the United States could do to reverse the negative trends.
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.
Kim Jong-un is prone to making bombastic threats and boasts. But it would be unwise to dismiss the North Korean leader’s words as mere hot air.
Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the INF Treaty carries important and dangerous implications for the future of European and international security.
The United States is not bluffing with the new deadline it has given Russia to return to compliance.