Arms control tit-for-tat continues as treaty deadlines loom

By |julij 9th, 2020|arms control, China, New START treaty, News, Russia, United States|

The world's only remaining nuclear arms control treaty is set to expire in less than a year unless Russia and the US agree to roll it over. While Washington has repeatedly called on China to take part in negotiations to extend it, the overall tone betw...

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US, Russia to resume ‘productive’ nuclear disarmament talks later this summer

By |junij 23rd, 2020|arms control, China, New START treaty, News, Russia, United States|

Russia and the US hope to meet for a second round of nuclear disarmament talks as soon as possible, perhaps already in late July or early August, a US special envoy said after the first negotiating round on the future of the world’s two largest nuclear powers concluded in Vienna on Monday (22 June).

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US-NATO Ambassador: America remains deeply committed to Europe

By |junij 17th, 2020|arms control, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Libya, Nato, News, US troops|

There is no sign of a US retreat from Europe's security structure, the US Ambassador to NATO told EURACTIV, commenting on Washington's troop withdrawal plans from Germany. At the same time, NATO secretary-general confirmed that President Donald Trump h...

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US, Russia agree to resume nuclear arms talks in June, China invited to join

By |junij 10th, 2020|arms control, China, Donald Trump, Nato, New START treaty, News, nuclear disarmament, Open Skies Treaty, Russia, United States|

A US-Russian preliminary agreement to resume nuclear arms talks could become a historic opportunity for a safer world - but many question marks remain.

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Russia revamps its nuclear policy amid simmering tensions with NATO

By |junij 3rd, 2020|arms control, INF Treaty, New START treaty, News, nuclear deterrence, nuclear disarmament, nuclear weapons, Open Skies Treaty, Russia, Russia-NATO relations, United States|

President Vladimir Putin approved a strategic document on the fundamentals of Russia’s nuclear deterrence policy on Tuesday (2 June), naming the creation and deployment of anti-missile and strike weapons in space as one of the main military threats to Russia....

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Putin and Trump discuss G7 summit

By |junij 2nd, 2020|arms control, Canada, Crimea annexation, Donald Trump, G7 summit, News, OPEC, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, Vladimir Putin|

US President Donald Trump told President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday (1 June) about his idea of holding an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year with a possible invitation for Russia, the Kremlin and the White House said.

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US withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty takes European allies by surprise

By |maj 22nd, 2020|arms control, Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo, Nato, News, Open Skies Treaty, Russia, United States|

Washington announced on Thursday (21 May) it would withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies Treaty, allowing unarmed surveillance flights over signatory states, the Trump administration’s latest move to pull the country out of yet another major global landmark accord.

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Mikser: Nuclear arms control must be taken more seriously

By |marec 11th, 2020|AFET Committee, arms control, China, European Parliament, INF Treaty, Iran nuclear deal, Nato, News, NPT Treaty, nuclear non-proliferation, Russia, SEDE Committee, United States|

With evolving technology and changing military doctrines, arms control and nuclear weapons control should be brought back to top attention, but it is “increasingly difficult to come to any agreement among the critical players” in the world, MEP Sven Mikser...

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Nuclear arms control treaty set for review as divisions over non-proliferation mount

By |februar 27th, 2020|arms control, China, Germany, Heiko Maas, INF Treaty, Iran, News, NPT Treaty, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear weapons, Russia, UN Security Council, United Nations, United States|

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) in March, the United Nations is preparing to review the accord amid growing signs that divisions and distrust are rife among countries that possess nucl...

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Doomsday Clock: 100 seconds until the end of the world

By |januar 24th, 2020|arms control, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Doomsday Clock, INF Treaty, Iran nuclear deal, News, non-proliferation, Open Skies Treaty|

Since 1947, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists annually adjusts its symbolic Doomsday Clock, which indicates how close humanity and the planet are to complete disaster. This year, we're closer than ever, the scientists announced on Thursday (23 Janu...

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