February 1, 2019

Welcome to a special three-part Four Minute Foreign Policy series on the INF, which ran from Monday, January 28 to Friday, February 2, when the United States moved to allow the INF Treaty to expire following controversy over Russian missile development. FPI Fellow Jeffrey Pryce breaks down the history, contemporary controversy, and consequences of the INF and its potential abrogation.

The INF: Origins and Impact (Pt. I)

On February 2, 2019, many expect that the United States will move to end the h...

December 9, 2017

The negotiation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was a turning point in the Cold War. It did not come easily, and only after extended high-stakes diplomacy and politically fractious deployment of new US nuclear missiles in Europe. But after the “global zero” breakthrough, the US and the Soviet Union agreed to eliminate their entire class of intermediate-range missiles, globally and permanently. Today, this cornerstone arms control treaty is being challenged by Russia's deplo...

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