Experts Say

Donít stop new START

February 5, 2018
By Alicia Sanders-Zakre

On Feb. 5, the governments of Russia and the United States both announced that they had met limitations on their nuclear arsenals in compliance with the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). At a time when tensions between the United States and Russia are running high, both countries racing to rebuild and their existing Cold War-era nuclear arsenals and build new nuclear capabilities, and when the risk of a war over North Koreaís nuclear pursuits is real and growing, successful implementation of New START is welcome news.
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