Senior Science Fellow Philip Coyle spoke with LiveScience about Russia’s latest nuclear missile boasting.
“It was not surprising,” said Philip Coyle, a nuclear weapons expert who worked for the Carter, Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations in various capacities related to nuclear policy and is now Senior Science Fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
“When George W. Bush decided he wanted to get out of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty,” Coyle told Live Science, “we told people in his administration that this is what Russia would do. And again in 2004, Putin himself warned the United States that if we kept going the way we were going, this is what he was going to do. And he did it.” Read more