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A Changing Rulebook to Tame the New Global Arms Race

Omar Lamrani
Senior Military Analyst, Stratfor
Mar 28, 2017 | 08:00 GMT
A picture from 1971 shows a nuclear explosion in Mururoa atoll.
The end of the Cold War appeared promising for arms control, but a resurgent Russia, a rising China, and an increasingly multifaceted world have progressively complicated arms control efforts.
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In a progressively multilateral world, the growing threat of weapons proliferation is a constant specter. Given the rapidly shifting landscape, the focus of arms control efforts will increasingly turn toward efforts at containing the spread of technology and weapons rather than the more difficult task of negotiating great-power deployment and use....

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