Theatre Nuclear Weapons and the next round of bilateral New START Treaty follow-on talks


BASIC Senior Consultant Ted Seay briefly reviews the military and arms control history of TNWs and highlights Russian concerns around forging a new agreement on remaining U.S. and Russian warheads. He concludes the paper by assessing several options for the United States and NATO.

This briefing is the 12th in a series on NATO nuclear policy, by the Arms Control Association, BASIC, and the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg, with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.


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  • Ted Seay, Senior Policy Consultant served at the US Mission to NATO as arms control advisor from 2008 to 2011.
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