The Latest: Kremlin: No new nuclear arms deal in sight

The Latest on John Bolton‘s meetings in Moscow (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The Kremlin has rejected a suggestion that U.S. President Donald Trump‘s decision to pull out of a major arms control deal could pave the way for a…

Cold War arms pact hangs in the balance as Bolton meets with Putin

The future of a landmark Cold War arms control treaty hangs in the balance as White House national security adviser John Bolton prepares to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday, days after President Trump announced plans to…

Will Trump's withdrawal from nuclear treaty spark an arms race or Russian compliance?

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A piece of reckless brinkmanship that could spark an arms race between NATO and Russia in Europe, or a hardball…

Germany halts arms deals with Saudi Arabia, encourages allies to do the same

Rick Noack Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Europe and international security October 22 at 10:05 AM BERLIN — In a move that could put further pressure on President Trump to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel…

Gorbachev slams Trump's nuclear arms treaty plans as 'unacceptable'

Trump made the announcement on Saturday, accusing Russia of repeatedly breaking the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), which Gorbachev signed in 1987 with then-US President Ronald Reagan. The signing was seen as a watershed moment during the final days of…

Jim Mattis appears sidelined again as Trump moves to scrap arms treaty with Russia

FAREWELL TO (SOME) ARMS CONTROL: President Trump has abruptly announced he’s ready to scrap a three-decades-old treaty with Russia that has banned the development and deployment of land-based intermediate-range missiles. Speaking to reporters before boarding Air Force One after a…

What's behind Trump's decision to ditch a decades-old arms control treaty?

“Russia has violated the agreement. They’ve been violating it for many years,” Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One to leave Nevada following a campaign rally. “We’re the ones that have stayed in the agreement and we’ve honored the…

GOP lawmakers criticize Trump's decision to withdraw from nuclear arms treaty

President Trump’s weekend announcement that he would pull the United States out of a key nuclear arms control treaty alarmed members of his own party, who criticized the decision and worried that other international pacts to control proliferation of the…

Russian officials warn of 'full chaos' if Trump pulls out of nuclear arms treaty

Jim Heintz The Associated Press Published 1:41 PM EDT Oct 21, 2018 MOSCOW – U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from…

Trump says US to exit landmark nuclear arms pact, Russia threatens retaliation

ELKO, Nev/MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear…