Despite the fact that no legal mechanism can block the US decision, there is still a window of opportunity to save the INF treaty.
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A seven step rationale in support of a collective European defence project.
Dr Anna Péczeli argues the fall of the INF Treaty is primarily the result of Russian violation, but European allies and the US are also responsible for its demise.
Stephen Kinnock MP writes Russia-West relations are at a delicately balanced inflection point with deep division and political over-reaching on both sides. Both sides must learn from their mistakes, and start showing the political will and leadership that is so long overdue.
Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, Franklin C, Miller, argues that European states should be mindful of Russian threats and activities and should direct their concerns to Moscow, not to the United States.
European political, diplomatic and military leadership figures appeal to the US and Russia to find a constructive resolution to the INF crisis.
Professor Götz Neuneck writes proposals for Europe to prevent the collapse of the INF Treaty, which he argues would not only be a sharp break from previous arms control policy but risks challenging the nuclear arms control framework in its entirety.
An increasingly autonomous Europe means the two sides will inevitably face more disagreements. But it is also the opportunity for a more mature transatlantic relationship.
A decreasing number of incidents and the better management of military encounters across the Euro-Atlantic should indicate positive developments in NATO-Russia relations. However, we are not yet out of the danger zone.