Проблема не в оружии, а в сущности режима, контролирующего оружие.
The Russians are no longer an existential threat. A nuclear exchange between
President Obama insists that New START is important as a step toward his dream of a nuclear-free world. Where does one begin? A world without nukes would be the ultimate nightmare. We voluntarily disarm while the world's rogues and psychopaths develop nukes in secret. Just last week we found out about a hidden, unknown, highly advanced North Korean uranium enrichment facility. An ostensibly nuclear-free world would place these weapons in the hands of radical regimes that would not hesitate to use them - against a civilized world that would have given up its deterrent.
Obama's New START treaty is 90 percent useless and 10 percent problematic. One difficulty is that it restricts the number of delivery vehicles for nuclear weapons. But because some of these are dual-use, our ability to deliver long-range conventional weapons, a major
Дебаты по СНВ-2 — шанс для восстановления роли Америки в мире
….Although Medvedev technically has the top job (and titular responsibility for foreign policy), every
Are Putin and Medvedev really pursuing different basic policies — authoritarian nationalism for Putin, pro-Western modernization for Medvedev? It's not clear. Some scholars believe the differences are real and that if Medvedev held office without Putin in the wings, he'd move
«If we create the impression that we are building an alliance with Medvedev against Putin, that may not be good for Medvedev's political future», Simes warned. «The White House should curb its enthusiasm for Medvedev's sake».
In fact, the White House's chief
The White House's real problem isn't Medvedev; it's Obama. Obama's the one, battered by sagging popularity and his party's midterm election shellacking, who can't get the Senate to ratify a treaty that almost every living Republican statesman has endorsed.