Biden's Chance to Revive Nuclear Arms Control
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Biden's Chance to Revive Nuclear Arms Control


APLN board member, Prof. Ramesh Thakur discussed ways in which bilateral and multilateral agreements for nuclear governance can be restored by the Biden administration. Read more.

“Going by repeated campaign promises and the transition-team website, among the earliest foreign policy decisions of the Biden administration will be to ‘recommit’ to the Paris pact on climate change and ‘restore’ the US’s relationship with the World Health Organization in battling the coronavirus pandemic that is now showing the expected winter surge across North America and Europe.

The normative architecture of nuclear arms control comprising various bilateral and multilateral agreements will also be up for reconsideration. Among the easiest decisions should be to extend current agreements that are nearing the end of their shelf lives.”


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