Despite differences, US-Russia still cooperate on New START and More

Make no mistake: we should continue to vigorously oppose Russian actions that undermine international security in places like Ukraine and Syria. But instead of solely focusing on what drives us apart, let’s find the right areas to increase cooperation and improve the security of both countries and the world.

Nuclear Threat Initiative: Sour U.S.-Russia Relations Could Lead to a Nuclear Standoff

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) recently released a comprehensive report on how the deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia increase the risk of nuclear use in the Euro-Atlantic Region. After surveying both Russian and American nuclear experts, NTI Senior Advisor for Russia and Eurasia, Robert Berls, and Program Officer, Leon Ratz, highlighted ten factors that contribute to the deterioration of US-Russian relations:

On-Again, Off-Again with Russian Arms Exporter Rosoboronexport

On Wednesday, September 2, the State Department released its list of recently sanctioned entities. The name that stands out the most on the list is Rosoboronexport, the massive Russian state-owned arms exporter that accounts for 85 percent of Russia’s exports of arms.