One day after the USA announced suspension of the INF Treaty, Russia has followed suit and announced the development of new missiles. US withdrawal from the INF Treaty by Donald Trump breaks with a proven arms control measure, and is thus exposing the world, and Europe in particular, to an… »
The US suspension of and withdrawal from the INF-Treaty is an irresponsible move that opens the path for a new-nuclear arms race and highlights the importance of real multilateral, binding solutions like the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. With Russia and the US putting the entire world… »
US withdrawal from the INF Treaty threatens to plunge Europe back into the darkest days of the Cold War
On the 2nd of February 2019, the USA is expected to formally start the process of withdrawing from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. This Cold War Treaty effectively removed over two and a half thousand missiles which were to be used in a limited nuclear war in Europe. As… »
The US will begin its withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia on February 1, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control Andrea Thompson has said. The US’ unilateral withdrawal from the treaty – originally signed by the United States and Russia in 1987 – comes after negotiations… »
Without trying to spoil ICAN’s Nobel Peace Prize party we should remember the growing threats to the non-proliferation regime and the dangerous accumulation of new risks of a nuclear conflict with unimaginable consequences: because after the approval of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and the Nobel… »
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