A treaty that’s helped to keep the world safe from nuclear war appears to be falling apart.
The United States withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty on Friday, accusing Russia of violating it.
Moscow’s now followed suit.
President Putin denies breaking the deal and says Russia will start developing new missiles.
Fears are now growing of a new phase in the arms race. Does it make the world a more dangerous place?
Presenter: Martine Dennis
Pavel Felgenhauer – Defence and military analyst.
Mark Fitzpatrick – Director of the Non-Proliferation Program at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Leo Hoffman – Liaison to the EU and NATO at the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
– Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
– Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
#AlJazeeraEnglish #InsideStory #RussiaUS