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06May Far From Reset: Navigating U.S.-Russia Relations and the Future of New START

Far From Reset: Navigating U.S.-Russia Relations and the Future of New START



Dr. Thomas E. Graham
Distinguished Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Senior Advisor, Kissinger Associates

Ambassador (ret.) Laura Kennedy
Director, Foreign Policy for America
Director, Arms Control Association

U.S.-Russia relations continue to coast at a low point.  Shaped by the ongoing sanctions regime, accusations of spreading disinformation, and already-elevated global tensions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, there are few cooperative areas to point out.  In the near term, however, the U.S. and Russia will consider whether to extend the New START treaty, originally signed in 2010 under Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev; a distinct opportunity to highlight cooperation on a particularly tense issue in their relations: arms control.  Following the U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty last year, there has been much speculation on New START's future, and what it will mean for the U.S.-Russia relationship.

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May 06, 2020 01:00 PM
May 06, 2020 02:00 PM
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