Steven Pifer

USA

Director of the Brookings Arms Control Initiative and a senior fellow with the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and the Center on the United States and Europe in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings Institution.

Materials

Valdai Paper #78: Arms Control, Security Cooperation And U.S.-Russian Relations
17.11.2017
The U.S.-Russia relationship has hit its lowest point since the Cold War. Ensuring strategic stability — a situation in which neither side has a strong incentive to strike first, even in a severe

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The Opportunity: Next Steps in Reducing Nuclear Arms. By Stephen Pifer and…
25.07.2013
Published by influential Brookings Institution Press in August 2012 as part of its Brookings FOCUS series. Completed at the height of the US election campaign, The Opportunity offers the incoming

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Geopolitical Reality Makes US Seek Russian Cooperation
24.09.2012
The US election campaign rhetoric is not the best predictor of how somebody would behave, once in office. As president, Romney will understand that working with Russia on Iran makes sense. So, some of

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Russia-US Disagreements on Missile Defense Won't Overturn The "Reset"
18.10.2011
The source of the problem is Russian concern that US missile defense systems could weaken the Russian strategic missile force. The Pentagon says that US missile defenses, as planned, would have little

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