Asia

Getting to Zero Update

Maintaining focus in negotiations for a START successor

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev's recent announcement that Russia will be upgrading its military forces in the face of Western encroachment (among other reasons) underscores the tenuousness of US-Russian relations. Despite enthusiasm shown by both sides for strengthening ties under President Obama, Washington and Moscow have very different, often conflicting, strategic interests.

Getting to Zero Update

Getting to Zero Update

Getting to Zero Update

Israel and the US: Nuclear weapons agreements

A recent article in Haaretz outlines previous agreements between US Presidents and Israel that sought to protect the Israeli nuclear deterrent from any possible US arms control proposals for the Middle East. Israel is now concerned that President Obama will not honor these informal arrangements, and is looking for reassurance that the supply of military technology will continue.

Seizing the Moment: Breakthrough Measures to Build a New East West Consensus on Weapons of Mass Destruction and Disarmament

Event hosted by the EastWest Institute in cooperation with BASIC and other NGOs, at the United Nations in New York.

For summaries and a report on the event, follow this link to EWI's website:

http://www.ewi.info/ewi-leading-push-un-breakthrough-wmd-0

Getting to Zero Update

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Asia