Bilateral arms control is in crisis. The existing architecture is crumbling even as technological advances are complicating efforts to develop new approaches to cooperative risk mitigation. In the immediate future, is it possible—or even desirable—to save existing treaties? Specifically, can the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty be preserved and the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty be extended? Should they? And, over the long term, are there viable approaches to managing new and emerging technologies—including cyber, anti-satellite, and high-precision conventional weapons as well as ballistic missile defenses—that might threaten nuclear forces and their command-and-control capabilities? 

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Olga Oliker, International Crisis Group


Anatoly Antonov, Russian Ambassador to the United States

James Miller, Adaptive Strategies LLC