[Point]Counterpoint: The INF Treaty

President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty is not a disaster but is a mistake. Having a place for [the Russians and Chinese] to come [to discuss nuclear weapons], like the INF treaty, would not be a bad idea.

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Point[Counterpoint]: The INF Treaty

Treaties are tricky documents. They rely on three factors to be of value: trust among the participants, clearly verifiable terms, and verifiability that participants are holding to those terms...

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[Point]Counterpoint: U.S. Space Force

A dedicated, truly joint space command makes eminent sense. But it would be wise not to expect too much too soon. The 2019 NDAA calls for a combatant command, not a new military department.

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Point[CounterPoint]: U.S. Space Force

What makes the establishment of the U.S. Space Force a near term priority is not organizational necessity, but a logical organizational response to a threat that is acknowledged, even by detractors.

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