Briefing on developments in nuclear arms reduction

Briefing on developments in nuclear arms reduction

The long negotiated follow-on agreement to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) has been completed and signed in Prague today. But what are the details?

The US has additionally announced a significant shift in strategic thinking with the publication of its Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) earlier in the week.

Next week, the President will host a 47-nation nuclear proliferation summit in Washington. As our partner Nato Watch point out "These are heady days for arms control policy wonks".

Nato Watch have produced a good briefing today which points out that "Mutual destruction is still assured but it’s a START". You can read it here:

See: http://www.natowatch.org/sites/default/files/NATO_Watch_Briefing_Paper_N...

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