Russia and Europe do not need any kind of arms race or any type of war – be it limited or all-out one. So, why not to reach arms control agreements between Russia and Europe separately from the USA in order to maintain stable European security on completely different footing? Only political will is required.
What should one expect from the upcoming US-North Korea summit? Whatever deals are struck, they must be clearly demarcated, so as to leave no room for aberration.
Despite the strategic nature of the weapons at Russia’s disposal, they were obviously not created for direct, targeted military operations, nor could they be used in that manner. Which is something that certainly cannot be said about the US or its allies.
It’s quite alarming to think that the upcoming 54th Munich Security Conference will once again be unlikely to offer the world any effective arms-control solutions or the establishment of a security system that would be in the interests of all the countries involved.
On the eve of the NPT Review Conference, which began this week at UN headquarters, the NYT published an op-ed, titled “How to Avert a Nuclear War” with the intention of both setting the tone for the discussions as well as “batting around” a number of ideas and proposals designed […]
Hereby we are publishing full text of the International Treaty on Establishment of the Zone Free from Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East drafted by Professor of the Russian Academy of the Military Sciences Vladimir Kozin, with the author’s remarks made at the International Conference on NPT issues […]
Yuriy Lamin (Russia) In May, 2010 the successive Review Conference on fulfillment of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) was held in the UN Headquarters, New York. It repeatedly raised the question concerning the future of the Treaty in the light of problems and contradictions accumulated during 40 years which are […]
Viktor KOVALEV (Russia) The international politics is increasingly revolving around the nuclear theme. A meltdown of the regime set by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was absolutely predictable. Due to its discriminatory character, the Treaty could not prevent the “horizontal proliferation”, the process which turned Israel, India, Pakistan, N. Korea, and […]