The Open Skies Treaty may be the next victim in a spiraling arms control extinction
If President Trump follows through on his threat to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, it will undermine US and global security.
The treaty, which was signed in 1992 and went into effect in 2002, has 34 state parties. 32 of these member states are in Europe and include Russia. The only two non-European states are the United States and Canada.
The above excerpt was originally published in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Click here to view the full article.
The positions of American Progress, and our policy experts, are independent, and the findings and conclusions presented are those of American Progress alone. A full list of supporters is available here. American Progress would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters who make our work possible.