The process of the United States exit from the INF Treaty will begin on February 2. This was announced on Wednesday, January 16, by the Deputy Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Andrea Thompson.
The dissolution of the Soviet Union removed the constraint on Washington’s unilateralism. The neoconservatives, who had just risen to power, seized the opportunity and replaced diplomacy with threat and coercion.
Any time two prestige think tanks in Washington issue a report calling for US “action” in any region of the world, hold onto your hat – you can be sure that trouble is a-brewing.