Strategic Council Online—Interview: A member of the academic staff of the University of Tehran says Biden and Putin seems to have spoken about setting aside differences and return to a series of military agreements as the United States is fragile against China economically and does not want to remain fragile in military issues as well and definitely in the near future, we cannot expect relations on the basis of alliance or signing cooperation agreements between these two countries.
Tag: New START
Strategic Council Online – A faculty member of the Center for Strategic Studies, referring to the threats mentioned in the interim national security document of the Biden administration, said: This document emphasizes the competition between the great powers and the threat of changing the distribution of power in the international system and in the US foreign policy, unlike in the past, terrorism and extremism are no longer the primary threat to the US national security.
Strategic Council Online—Interview: An analyst of Russia affairs says renewing the new START treaty is significant in the sense it is still giving hope rivalry between nuclear powers would be impeded through dialogue and international agreement, saying that it seems the United States and Russia have reached the conclusion that despite their differences, they need to cooperate to resolve important issues.
Strategic Council Online – If President Donald Trump is re-elected in November 2020, given the current process, it can be predicted that the United States will refrain from extending the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty in February 2021, and if this scenario is implemented the world can be expected to face a new arms race and all current nuclear restrictions on the United States would be lifted.
Seyed Reza Mirtaher – Expert on Military and Strategic Issues
Strategic Council Online: An expert on Eurasia affairs says Russia’s deployment of hypersonic missiles is a reaction to US moves, adding that the Russians are extremely cautious not to enter a new arms race with the United States; Nevertheless, they would invest in areas which would have significant advantages for them and the Americans would not be able to achieve the technology for years to come.