Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “New START”

Feigning Interest in Arms Control to Kill New START

The administration’s supposed desire for a “better” arms control treaty is just as phony as its desire for a “better” nuclear deal with Iran.

Posted July 16th, 2019

Biden’s Ho-Hum Foreign Policy Speech

It should be possible to attack Trump on his record without whitewashing all of pre-2016 U.S. foreign policy as Biden did.

Posted July 11th, 2019

Bolton Isn’t Quitting

The only thing that Bolton believes in quitting is a successful diplomatic agreement that advances U.S. interests.

Posted July 5th, 2019

The Destruction of Arms Control

Bolton wants to burn down the last arms control treaty that remains for purely ideological reasons that have nothing to do with the security of the United States.

Posted July 1st, 2019

Bolton Gets Ready to Kill New START

Like all of his complaints about arms control agreements, Bolton’s criticisms of New START are made in bad faith.

Posted June 27th, 2019

Romney Has Learned Nothing

The junior senator from Utah has learned nothing after all these years, and there is no reason to expect that he ever will.

Posted June 6th, 2019

For Bolton, Diplomatic Success Is Failure and Failure Is Success

Bolton hates every diplomatic agreement that has succeeded, and he applauds diplomatic breakdowns as successes.

Posted March 3rd, 2019

Don’t Let New START Die

Allowing New START to expire would be very dangerous and foolish, but all signs suggest that this is exactly what the administration is going to do.

Posted February 7th, 2019

Survey: Two-Thirds of Americans Want to Keep the INF Treaty

Trump’s decision to exit the treaty doesn’t have popular support.

Posted February 5th, 2019

Trump Is Killing the INF Treaty

Giving up on the INF Treaty is one of the biggest blunders that Trump has made as president, and it could prove to be one of his costliest mistakes.

Posted February 1st, 2019

Save the INF Treaty

Quitting the INF Treaty unfortunately fits the administration’s pattern of reneging on and abandoning agreements without giving any thought to the consequences of withdrawal.

Posted December 10th, 2018

Quitting the INF Treaty Is a Serious Mistake

Quitting the INF Treaty and allowing New START to expire would represent the willful destruction of the most important arms control agreements that the U.S. has.

Posted October 21st, 2018

Renew New START

Letting the treaty expire would make both countries and the entire world less secure, and it would further damage relations with Russia.

Posted September 5th, 2018

A Missed Opportunity on New START

Failure to extend the treaty will leave both countries worse off, and once the treaty expires it is difficult to imagine another one taking its place anytime soon.

Posted July 17th, 2018

The Helsinki Debacle and U.S.-Russian Relations

Trump is bringing discredit on the very idea of engagement with Russia, and at the same time the U.S. gains nothing from his substance-free approach to diplomacy.

Posted July 16th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is intentional starvation the future of war? Jane Ferguson reports on the …

Posted July 13th, 2018

New START and the Helsinki Summit

Unfortunately, the president and his National Security Advisor have both expressed opposition to New START in the past.

Posted July 10th, 2018