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Russia Violates Critical Nuclear Treaty, NATO Speaks Out

Vladimir Putin

Russia is not following the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), according to NATO, which has given Moscow until August 2 to return to compliance. The INF bans the production and maintenance of land-based medium and short-range nuclear weapons designed to be housed near an adversary. President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the INF in February amid longstanding ...

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U.S. Pulls Out of Nuke Treaty, Cites Russia’s ‘Unlawful Conduct’

President Donald Trump announced Friday that the United States will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty beginning Saturday, Feb 2 due to unlawful conduct by Russia. “Tomorrow, the United States will suspend its obligations under the INF Treaty and begin the process of withdrawing from the INF Treaty, which will be completed in 6 months unless Russia ...

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Sec. Pompeo: U.S. will not support international agreements that undermine our security

Mike Pompeo Singapore press conference

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday that the U.S. will no longer adhere to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty while Russia, China and others are not limited by the same agreement. “Russia’s been flight-testing the SSC-8 cruise missile since the mid-2000s. They’ve been testing it in excess of ranges that the treaty permits,” Pompeo said at a ...

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U.S. to Suspend Obligations Under INF Treaty Due to Russia’s Violations

State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert announced Tuesday that the United States would suspend its obligations to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty because Russia has repeatedly violated the agreement. “Today the United States declared that Russia is in material breach of the INF,” Nauert posted. “Unless Russia returns to full & verifiable compliance, we will suspend our obligations under the ...

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DNI Coats: Russia has violated the INF arms treaty

We believe Russia’s objective was to keep the United States constrained while it quietly built and deployed a force of illegal missiles that threaten Europe. Speaking at a press briefing earlier this week, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats showed that Russia has intentionally violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and did so to create a technology that will ...

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The US Needs To Immediately Trash the INF and New START Treaties

Last year, Obama administration recently – and very belatedly – announced it had found Russia in violation of the INF treaty, which prohibits Moscow and Washington from developing, testing, deploying, or otherwise possessing ground-launched missiles with a range between 500 and 5,500 kilometers. Last week, the Republican-controlled House Armed Services Committee passed its version of the annual National Defense Authorization ...

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Russia has repeatedly violated the INF Treaty

In 1987, the United States and the then Soviet Union signed the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which required both countries to completely dismantle all of their ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles – nuclear or conventional armed – that had a range between 500 and 5,500 kilometers. No other nuclear power – not China, not India, not Pakistan, nor ...

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Defense Issues Weekly: Arms Control Association nothing more than a leftist propaganda group

Russia continues building up its nuke arsenal Russia continues to steadily build up and modernize its strategic and tactical nuclear arsenal, in line with the stated wishes of Russian leaders and Moscow’s current nuclear doctrine. That doctrine prioritizes nuclear weapons above all others in Russia’s arsenal, makes them the basis of Russia’s security and superpower status, treats the US and ...

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