Deal the Chinese in. Beijing doesn’t want to live with 10 minutes’ warning time either. It would probably sign up to the INF terms provided that the U.S. and Russia were willing to grant it parity in other weapons.
In 1987, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed the INF treaty, banning all land-based ballistic missiles with 'intermediate range.' Photograph courtesy of Tennessee Valley Authority via Wikimedia Commons
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty died last Friday, but there won’t be many mourners at the funeral. There should be.
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