Europeans alarmed as US mulls pull-out of yet another arms control treaty

By |december 18th, 2019|arms control, Arms Control Association, European security, INF Treaty, New START treaty, News, nuclear non-proliferation, Open Skies Treaty, OSCE, Russia, Ukraine|

Washington's threat to leave the Open Skies Treaty, a pact allowing countries to conduct surveillance flights over each other’s territory, has left Europeans concerned that yet another landmark arms control accord might suffer the same fate as the Intermediate-Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

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Why Europe needs to support the US-Russia INF Treaty

By |maj 15th, 2018|Cold War, Donald Trump, European security, Iran nuclear deal, missile, News, transatlantic relations, US-Russia relations|

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty signed by the US and the Soviet Union over 30 years ago is on the verge of collapse and this poses an immediate threat to European security. European heads of states need to play a role to salvage the Treaty even if they are not formally involved in it, writes Lukas Trakimavičius.

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Eurobarometer: Third countries like the EU more than ‘close neighbours’

By |avgust 3rd, 2017|anti-terrorism, China, European security, immigration policy, India, News, Norway, Russia, United States|

The three most populated countries of the world (China, India and the USA) have a more positive view about the EU than close neighbours like Russia, Norway and Switzerland, a Eurostat survey found.

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