Tag: ABM Treaty
The dream of Governor Gilpin and Tsar Nicholas II to unite both worlds new and old with rail will occur, as long as the west chooses to take history seriously and not sleepwalk into world war once more.
Trump’s belated rhetoric hailing the benefits of arms controls is contradicted by relentless US moves to undermine existing treaties, as well as by Trump’s ramping up of American military spending – which is already multiples of what China or Russia expends.
Any objective observer can see that it is the US that is upping the ante for nuclear war. The jettisoning of the ABM is now followed by the US discarding the INF based on dubious, unverified claims.
The world is certainly more dangerous following Washington's decision, heading in a direction where there are less and less rules while there are more nuclear powers.