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Withdrawing from the INF Treaty Is One of Trump’s Most Dangerous Moves Yet

Martin Fleck, Director of PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program | Foreign Policy in Focus

In December 1987, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. On October 21, 2018, President Donald Trump announced at a rally that the United States would formally withdraw from the agreement, claiming that Russia had violated the treaty’s terms.

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