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'Not Much Time Left' to Extend New START Which Trump Considers a 'Bad Deal' - Sputnik International;

'Not Much Time Left' to Extend New START Which Trump Considers a 'Bad Deal' - Sputnik International

Sputnik International'Not Much Time Left' to Extend New START Which Trump Considers a 'Bad Deal'Sputnik InternationalThe Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, known as the New START, will expire on February 5, 2021, if not extended. Chairman of the Russian upper house of parliament's foreign affairs committee Konstantin Kosachev warned that time is running out for the ...and more »

News Analysis: Trump's nuclear wake-up call could rekindle arms race with Russia - Xinhua

News Analysis: Trump's nuclear wake-up call could rekindle arms race with RussiaXinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's recent nuclear wake-up call has aroused alert and vigilance on the Russian side and could risk setting off a new Cold War-style nuclear arms race between Washington and Moscow, observers say.and more »

StratCom chief Hyten: Nuclear arsenal should be modernized, not expanded - Omaha World-Herald;

StratCom chief Hyten: Nuclear arsenal should be modernized, not expanded - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-HeraldStratCom chief Hyten: Nuclear arsenal should be modernized, not expandedOmaha World-HeraldThe United States has “fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity,” President Donald Trump said last week, and he wants to make sure the U.S. is at the “top of the pack” among the world's nuclear powers. He has bluntly criticized the treaty that sets the ...and more »

President Trump Flunks Nuclear 101 - Center for Research on Globalization;

President Trump Flunks Nuclear 101 - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationPresident Trump Flunks Nuclear 101Center for Research on GlobalizationPresident Donald Trump in an interview with Reuters today demonstrated an astounding lack of knowledge about basic nuclear weapons issues. According to Reuters Trump said he wanted to build up the US nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the “top of the ...and more »

“Top of the Pack”: The Trump imperialist agenda - Liberation;

“Top of the Pack”: The Trump imperialist agenda - Liberation

Liberation“Top of the Pack”: The Trump imperialist agendaLiberation“It would be wonderful, a dream would be that no country would have nukes, but if countries are going to have nukes, we're going to be at the top of the pack,” President Donald Trump said in an interview with Reuters correspondent Steve Holland on Feb. 23.and more »

Trump's call for US nuclear supremacy raises questions - CNN;

Trump's call for US nuclear supremacy raises questions - CNN

CNNTrump's call for US nuclear supremacy raises questionsCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump would like the US to be "at the top of the pack" when it comes to having nuclear weapons. The statement, in an interview with Reuters Thursday, left non-proliferation experts puzzled and concerned. The President ...and more »

Russia Upgrading Nuclear Forces to Reach Cap Allowed by New START Treaty - Sputnik International;

Russia Upgrading Nuclear Forces to Reach Cap Allowed by New START Treaty - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalRussia Upgrading Nuclear Forces to Reach Cap Allowed by New START TreatySputnik InternationalRussia is now upgrading its nuclear arsenal to the number allowed by the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), according to Franz Klintsevich, first deputy chairman of Russia's Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security. The treaty was ...and more »

Stephen Colbert Takes Aim At Donald Trump's Nuclear Arsenal Ambitions - Huffington Post;

Stephen Colbert Takes Aim At Donald Trump's Nuclear Arsenal Ambitions - Huffington Post

Huffington PostStephen Colbert Takes Aim At Donald Trump's Nuclear Arsenal AmbitionsHuffington Post“It's like the Cold War all over again, but this time everyone's on Russia's side.” By Lee Moran. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. 3.6k. Stephen Colbert picked apart ...and more »

Empty Threat: Trump's Statements on US Nukes 'Leverage Against Russia' - Sputnik International;

Empty Threat: Trump's Statements on US Nukes 'Leverage Against Russia' - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalEmpty Threat: Trump's Statements on US Nukes 'Leverage Against Russia'Sputnik InternationalIn a recent interview, United States President Donald Trump that that the key strategic agreement between the US and Russia is a "bad deal" and vowed to build up the US nuclear potential. 'Bad Deal'. US nuclear missile. © AP Photo/ Charlie Riedel.and more »

Chuck Spinney warns that we're sleepwalking into a new arms race - Fabius Maximus website (blog);

Chuck Spinney warns that we're sleepwalking into a new arms race - Fabius Maximus website (blog)

Fabius Maximus website (blog)Chuck Spinney warns that we're sleepwalking into a new arms raceFabius Maximus website (blog)Summary: One of the “an echo not a choice” aspects of the election was the war on Russia. Clinton's team was well-stocked with cheerleaders for restarting the cold war. Trump won, so we have an administration stocked with cheerleaders for restarting ...and more »

Trump: START Arms Treaty 'One-Sided Deal, Like All Other Deals We Make' - Breitbart News;

Trump: START Arms Treaty 'One-Sided Deal, Like All Other Deals We Make' - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsTrump: START Arms Treaty 'One-Sided Deal, Like All Other Deals We Make'Breitbart NewsIn his Thursday interview with Reuters, President Donald Trump was strongly critical of the New START arms control treaty with Russia, dismissing it as “just another bad deal that the country made.” Reuters provides a brief background of the treaty ...and more »

Stephen Colbert Jokes That We're Entering A Cold War 'But Everyone's On Russia's Side' - UPROXX;

Stephen Colbert Jokes That We're Entering A Cold War 'But Everyone's On Russia's Side' - UPROXX

UPROXXStephen Colbert Jokes That We're Entering A Cold War 'But Everyone's On Russia's Side'UPROXXIt's been another long week in Trump's America, with more attacks on the media (FAKE NEWS!) and more bad news about Russian ties (SAD!). However, this week also brought us the 300th episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Friday night, ...and more »

Stephen Colbert talks 'terrifying prospect' of Trump ramping up nuclear arsenal - EW.com;

Stephen Colbert talks 'terrifying prospect' of Trump ramping up nuclear arsenal - EW.com

EW.comStephen Colbert talks 'terrifying prospect' of Trump ramping up nuclear arsenalEW.com'It's like the Cold War all over again, but everyone's on Russia's side,' he joked. Derek Lawrence•@derekjlawrence. Posted on February 24, 2017 at 9:58pm EDT. Share · Tweet · Email. CBS. Friday marked Stephen Colbert's 300th episode of The Late Show ...and more »

Trump advocates for US nuclear supremacy - Blasting News;

Trump advocates for US nuclear supremacy - Blasting News

Blasting NewsTrump advocates for US nuclear supremacyBlasting NewsU.S. President #Donald Trump said the United States needs to strengthen and expand its nuclear arsenal and armories. According to Trump, it would wonderful if no nation possesses nuclear weapons, but seeing they do - the U.S. must be at the top of the ...and more »

Highlights: the Trump Presidency on Feb. 24 at 12:35 Am EST/17:35 GMT - U.S. News & World Report;

Highlights: the Trump Presidency on Feb. 24 at 12:35 Am EST/17:35 GMT - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportHighlights: the Trump Presidency on Feb. 24 at 12:35 Am EST/17:35 GMTU.S. News & World ReportU.S. President Donald Trump points to the media up as he walks on the South Lawn upon his return to the White House in Washington, U.S., February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Reuters. (Reuters) - Highlights of the day for U.S. President Donald ...and more »

Trump wants a 'top of the pack' nuclear program: does that actually signal a shift? - Christian Science Monitor;

Trump wants a 'top of the pack' nuclear program: does that actually signal a shift? - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorTrump wants a 'top of the pack' nuclear program: does that actually signal a shift?Christian Science MonitorPaths to beef up the US nuclear arsenal might wind up going through Obama's modernization project, and an arms-control treaty with Russia. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Why some Republicans are warming to climate action · As Taiwan debates gay marriage, ...and more »

Experts Dispute Trump's Assertion That US Nuclear Arms Capability Is Lagging - U.S. News & World Report;

Experts Dispute Trump's Assertion That US Nuclear Arms Capability Is Lagging - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportExperts Dispute Trump's Assertion That US Nuclear Arms Capability Is LaggingU.S. News & World ReportU.S. President Donald Trump gives his supporters a thumbs up he spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, in Oxon Hill in Maryland, U.S., February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Reuters. By Jonathan Landay. WASHINGTON ...and more »

Why Donald Trump's Plan to Be Leader of the Nuclear Pack is Nuts - Huffington Post

Why Donald Trump's Plan to Be Leader of the Nuclear Pack is NutsHuffington PostThere he goes again. In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, Donald Trump boasted “if countries are going to have nukes, we're going to be at the top of the pack.” He then blasted the “one-sided” New START treaty with Russia that caps both side's ...and more »

John Bolton Outlines His Five Foreign Policy Points For The Trump Admin - Daily Caller

John Bolton Outlines His Five Foreign Policy Points For The Trump AdminDaily CallerFormer Amb. John Bolton offered his five points that the Trump administration should use to pursue a conservative foreign policy while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday. Bolton started his speech by noting that, despite ...and more »

Bolton suggests Trump scrap landmark nuclear weapons treaties with Russia - Washington Examiner;

Bolton suggests Trump scrap landmark nuclear weapons treaties with Russia - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerBolton suggests Trump scrap landmark nuclear weapons treaties with RussiaWashington ExaminerFormer ambassador John Bolton, a recent contender to lead the State Department, urged President Trump on Friday to scrap a pair of nuclear arms reduction treaties with Russia. Bolton offered the advice indirectly, during a speech before conservative ...and more »