Why nuclear arms talks between China and the US are inescapable

//Why nuclear arms talks between China and the US are inescapable

Why nuclear arms talks between China and the US are inescapable

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) indefinitely barred the United States and the Soviet Union from possessing, testing or deploying any ground-based missiles – cruise or ballistic – with ranges of 500km (310 miles) to 5,500km. Its geographic scope was universal, even as pre-treaty concerns mainly centred on western Europe.The agreement, signed in December 1987 by then US president Ronald Reagan and former Soviet Union general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, was notable for being…

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