Since the end of the Cold War, a new nuclear order has emerged, shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies that threaten stability, writes George Mason University’s Gregory Koblentz in a new Council Special Report.
Arms Control and International Security: Nuclear Policy and Negotiations in the 21st Century
11/07/2014 01:23 PM EST
Nuclear Policy and Negotiations in the 21st Century
Remarks Rose Gottemoeller Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policy, University of New Hampshire School of Law Concord, New Hampshire
Since 2002, when the United States withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, the international arms control regime has included no limits on missile defense. Washington wants to keep it that way, insisting that it "will continue to reject any negotiated restraints on US ballistic missile defenses." Many experts believe that missile defense undermines strategic stability; but some argue that missile defense can play a role in denuclearization.