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– Amb. Nobuyasu Abe
Former UN Undersecretary General for Disarmament Affairs
January 28, 2004
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Hillary Clinton Thinks Trump's INF Treaty Withdrawal Was A "Gift" To Putin — Here's What To Know

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress No Funding for U.S. INF Missiles in Europe

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The INF Treaty prohibited all U.S. and Soviet missiles with ranges between 500 and 5,500 kilometers. The official figures above show missiles deployed November 1, 1987, shortly before the INF Treaty was signed. The treaty also required destruction of 430 U.S. missiles and 979 Soviet missiles which were in storage or otherwise not deployed. The treaty prevented the planned deployment of an additional 208 GLCMs in the Netherlands, Britain, Belgium, Germany, and Italy. The Pershing IAs, under joint U.S.-German control, were not formally covered by the INF Treaty but were also to be eliminated by U.S. and West German agreement. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty led to the verifiable elimination of over 2,500 Soviet and U.S. missiles based in Europe and helped bring an end to the Cold War.

But now, the United States and Russia are on course to withdraw from the INF Treaty in six months over a long-running dispute over Russian compliance with the treaty.

Termination of the INF Treaty opens the door for Russia and the United States to develop and deploy more and new types of ground-launched intermediate-range missiles–a move that would increase the risks of a destabilizing new missile race.

You can help stop this!

A group of leading U.S. Senators has re-introduced the "Prevention of Arms Race Act of 2019," which would prohibit funding for the procurement, flight-testing, or deployment of a U.S. ground-launched or ballistic missile until the Trump Administration meets seven specific conditions, including identifying a U.S. ally formally willing to host such a system, and in the case of a European country, have it be the outcome of a NATO-wide decision.

This bill is a step in the right direction. New U.S. ground-launched cruise deployments in Europe or elsewhere would cost billions of dollars, take years to complete, and are militarily unnecessary to defend NATO allies because existing weapons systems can already hold key Russian targets at risk.

Your Senators need to hear from you.

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Trump makes it official: U.S. to quit missile treaty with Russia

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Politico
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February 1, 2019 -05:00

Trump suspends arms treaty to focus on China, Russia threats

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Associated Press
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February 1, 2019 -05:00

Trump Is Withdrawing From a Landmark Arms Agreement With Russia. What Happens Now?

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TIME
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February 1, 2019 -05:00

Trump Ditching Our Nuclear Treaty With Russia Betrays Reagan’s Legacy—And Endangers The World

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Newsweek
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February 1, 2019 -05:00

The U.S. and Russia are at odds over a Cold War-era nuclear deal – the INF Treaty, explained

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Global News
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February 1, 2019 -05:00

2019 Annual Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities

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The support of individuals, organizations, and other institutions ensures that the Arms Control Association has the resources and tools we need to remain the leading voice for effective arms control solutions. 

A Special Thank You to Our 2019 Annual Meeting Sponsors
 
William R. "Russ" Colvin
David Bernstein · Martin Hellman · Anonymous
Evangelicals for Peace · Culmen International, LLC · National Association of Evangelicals
Leslie DeWitt · Deborah Gordon · Tori Holt · Catherine Kelleher · Laura Kennedy 
Michael Klare · Edward Levine · Jan Lodal · Terri Lodge · Anonymous

We could not carry out our work without our most generous donors, and now we turn to you to help ensure that our 2019 Annual Membership Meeting is as successful and educational as it can be.

Individual Sponsors
Contribution of $125 or above

  • Recognition in the program
  • Your support helps subsidize student attendance at the Annual Meeting

Table Sponsors
Contribution of $500 or above

  • Recognition in the program and on the website
  • Reserved tables for your supporters and members
  • One complimentary conference registration
  • For individuals, an automatic membership upgrade to our Leadership Circle and its associated benefits, including members-only briefings, printed copies of research reports, and more

Reception Sponsors
Contribution of $1,000 or above  

  • All of the benefits noted above for Table Sponsors
  • Name or organizational logo in the program*
  • Recognition on the event website and in online communications about the Annual Meeting
  • Special recognition at our post-event networking reception
  • Two complimentary event registrations

Event Sponsors
Contribution of $2,500 or above  

  • All of the benefits noted above for Table and Reception Sponsors
  • Full page advertising space in the program*
  • The opportunity to provide materials from your organization for display at the event
  • Half-page ad in the Arms Control Today journal*
  • Three complimentary event registrations

If you don’t see an option that fits you or your organization (or you are unable to use the term "sponsor"), please contact us for an alternative way to promote your support and/or current programs or opportunities.

*Please note deadlines below for those sponsors seeking listing or advertisement in the program or Arms Control Today

  • March 18: advertising/graphic content for April 2019 issue of Arms Control Today
  • March 25: advertising/graphic content for the program

 

To become a sponsor, complete the appropriate field when registering to attend the Annual Meeting or contact Elana Simon at [email protected]armscontrol.org or 202-463-8270 ext. 105.


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