Vincent Manzo Nuclear Arms Control

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According to the Arms Control Association, the United States and Russia possess about 90% of the world’s estimated 15,000 nuclear warheads. As of today, there is just one nuclear arms control treaty in place between the two nations— New START. It is uncertain if President Trump or Vladimir Putin are willing to either extend or renew the treaty set to expire in 2021. With the very real likelihood that we’ll be without any arms control agreements if both countries fail to extend the New START treaty, the big questions are: what does a world with no arms control treaties look like? How can we preserve our national security without the transparency that are the real purpose of treaties? To study these daunting challenges and provide findings to the appropriate government agencies, CNA, the non-profit research and analysis organization, has done an in-depth analysis of the risks and policy options for a future of nuclear arms control without a treaty

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