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Joe Cirincione president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. He is the author of Nuclear Nightmares: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons. Transcript This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. This is Democracy Now! As we have this discussion today, President Trump and President Putin are holding a summit, at the invitation of President Trump, in Helsinki, Finland, their first meeting for 90 minutes alone, apparently only with their translators.
Why does Donald Trump feel that he has to meet alone with Putin? What is going on there? The two of them, you know, were meeting with Gorbachev and his foreign minister at the time.
It makes you feel that Trump is hiding something, that he is either trying to make a deal with Putin, reporting something to Putin. I tell you, I know U. There are about 14, nuclear weapons in the world. It limits both the United States and Russia to a certain number of deployed long-range systems.
The number is 1, They can have no more than 1, hydrogen bombs on missiles and bombers. Now, that is a huge number. And the hope is that you keep going down, down, down. Now, the one good thing that could come out of this summit is Putin and Trump agreeing to extend it.
As long as the two leaders just agree to extend the treaty, it can be done. If they also, in the course of that, wanted to lower the ceiling, to drop it down to, say, a thousand long-range weapons each, that would be a good thing. And the reason you want this is those kinds of limits, those kinds of inspections give you a certain amount of strategic stability, give you some kind of break on the nuclear arms race.
Not extending it would be opening a path to a dangerous new future. And those protests are fiercely critical of Trump and Putin.
But she does feel that this summit is a good thing, to start the conversation. Why do you differ with her there?
I understand that feeling. And I do agree that world leaders should meet. You can do it in a phone call. He is systematically taking a wrecking ball to these trade agreements, to these alliances, to climate change accords, to anti-nuclear treaties, agreements, like the one we had with Iran.Contact: Kelsey Davenport, Director for Nonproliferation Policy, () x Updated: November For years, the United States and the international community have tried to negotiate an end to North Korea’s nuclear and missile development and its export of ballistic missile technology.
I am delighted to join you here today for this Conference and would like to thank General Richard Lawson and Ambassador Volker for their invitation.
First of all I want to express to our Japanese friends France’s sympathy for the victims of the tragedy, the hundreds of thousands of displaced. PROSPECTS FOR NUCLEAR POWER A U.S. PERSPECTIVE Paul L.
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While there remains controversy over relations with the U.S., politically relevant elites largely believe the U.S. goal is regime change and that the American focus on Iran’s nuclear program aims to diminish the power of the state.