US Confirms Withdrawal from Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia

The Soviets deployed hundreds of mobile, SS-20 intermediate force missile launchers in the 1980s–with three nuclear warheads on each missile and reloads for each launcher.

(From The Guardian)

The US national security adviser, John Bolton, has confirmed that the US will withdrawal from the landmark intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty (INF) after meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin and senior Russian officials. . . .

The treaty, concluded in 1987, barred the United States and Russia from deploying missiles with a range from 500 to 5,500 km, and largely was credited with banishing nuclear missiles from Europe.

Click here for the article.