The Great Game. 17.10.2020
Arms control was the last remaining piece of the Great Nuclear Game. Speaking at a meeting of Russia’s Security Council, President Putin tried to rescue the New START treaty. He proposed extending it for another year yet the US rejected the offer.
Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov joins us today to help us understand the motives behind Washington’s refusal. Is a meaningful dialogue possible while the US is gripped by election fever? Global powers will have to find a fragile balance of power in order to avoid a global conflict.