Feb 9, 2019
President Trump announced the U.S. withdrawal from a key 1980’s nuclear arms control agreement this month, accusing Russia of violating the INF Treaty for years and saying there was no reason for the U.S. to keep playing by the rules.
Trump said maybe he could make a new deal with Russia and China, but if not, the U.S. would out-innovate and out-spend its rivals – hardly sounding concerned about another nuclear arms race.
This week on Wake we’ll consider if that’s where the U.S. and Russia are heading, or if there are still ways to revive arms control diplomacy.
Helping us to do that are this week's guests:
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Taped: February 8, 2019.
Hosted by Luke Vargas.