The U.S. Withdrawal From the INF Treaty Is the Next Step in a Global Arms Race
Oct 22, 2018 | 20:44 GMT
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- The end of the INF treaty would again place Europe between Russian and U.S. intermediate-range nuclear missiles.
- Withdrawing from the INF allows the U.S. military to build up a formidable arsenal of missiles to challenge China and Russia.
- The termination of the treaty will galvanize an arms race between the great powers and could threaten the future of the New START arms control agreement.