David W. Kearn, Jr. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at St. John’s University. His research interests include international relations theory, U.S. foreign policy, military innovation, and arms control. Dr. Kearn received his B.A. from Amherst College, a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.
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In July 2014, the U.S. accused Russia of violating the 1987 INF treaty. The ELN has invited two renowned security experts to comment on the substance of the dispute and on the consequences for the Euro-Atlantic and global security environment.
David Kearn stipulates that calls for developing and deploying INF forces by either Russia or the US will provide little military benefit, but could greatly complicate the Euro-Atlantic security environment.