Tag Archives: MTCR

Moving Beyond INF Treaty Compliance Issues

By Greg Thielmann Russia’s compliance record with the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty has emerged as another serious problem in an already strained U.S.-Russian security relationship, and one seemingly bound for an endless, and ultimately, futile discussion. But this … Continue reading

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Korean Missile Envy

By Greg Thielmann The United States and it close ally, the Republic of Korea (ROK), have just scored an “own goal” by agreeing to allow ROK development of longer-range ballistic missiles – a move that will set back international efforts … Continue reading

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South Korea’s Quest for Better Missile Deterrence

By Kathleen E. Masterson South Korea and the United States have recently entered working-level talks to discuss extending the range of South Korea’s missiles. A decade ago Seoul successfully lobbied Washington for entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), … Continue reading

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More Collateral Damage from Missile Defense

U.S.-Russian negotiations on strategic arms reductions have demonstrated time and again that U.S. missile defense plans are an obstacle to negotiating lower levels of offensive nuclear forces.  Security experts have been providing more reminders lately that in attempting to treat … Continue reading

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