Tag: Arms control
The balance of nuclear power probably saved humanity during the Cold War. But since the end of the Cold War, the Russians feel that Washington has rarely kept their word especially regarding NATO expansion and Russia’s sovereignty. So should the Russians expect Washington to keep its end of the bargain and willingly disarm itself?
There is no guarantee of successful outcome. But at the very least there must be a commitment to work together and to dialogue. Thus, New START is a step in the right direction.
President-elect Joe Biden is not vowing to end wars, but instead to “strengthen” U.S. global power and interventions. One can only shudder at the pernicious prospect of more American wars, mass killing and destruction.
Washington’s aggression directed against much of the world continues with a national election less than two weeks away but no one is talking about it.