The treaty is one of the keystones of nuclear trust and confidence-building, and there is no clear explanation for why the Trump administration believes withdrawal serves U.S. interests.
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We're continuing our Coronastories series this week with personal reflections and analysis from friends of ChinaTalk on the current situations in the Philippines (despotism), Russia (hunger and looming economic collapse), and Taiwan (cell phone movement tracing).
With the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, Russia’s disinformation campaign has taken a dangerous turn.
Russia is not just trying to sow chaos. It is pursuing a strategy with clear objectives.
Increased tension between the United States and Russia, coupled with policy uncertainty in Washington, has thrown the nuclear arms agreement’s extension into doubt.
A five-year extension will preserve the treaty's benefits and provide more time for negotiations regarding Russia's new weapons systems.
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Conflicting Views on the Role of Sanctions in America’s Strategy Toward Russia
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Dec. 3 hearing on the future of the U.S.-Russia relationship revealed stark differences in lawmakers’ views on the role sanctions should play in Washington’s strategy toward Moscow.
In the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Russian nationals Maksim V. Yakubets and Igor Turashev were indicted for conspiracy, fraud conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud and intentional damage to a computer. The indictment alleges the two men along with co-conspirators installed Bugat malware on victims' computers to obtain millions of dollars. The document is available here and below.