Got 90 seconds? Learn the basics of what was once called National Missile Defense, and is now called Ground-based Midcourse Defense, or GMD.
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the United States and Russia entered into force in 1988 and helped prevent the proliferation of intermediate-range missiles until the Trump Administration pulled out of the agreement without cause in August 2019.
As the Cold War threatened to heat up beyond control, many people were worried that dozens of countries might go nuclear. Fortunately, that didn’t come to pass, thanks in large part to the world’s most important nuclear treaty, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty — or NPT — which turns 50 this year. The NPT is the […]