A New Cold War? U.S. Withdrawal from Nuke Treaty Worries Europeans

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to back his country out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty has European leaders worried about a return of the Cold War. But the decision may have less to do with Russia and more to do with China. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Chinese "carrier killers" during a 2015 military parade in Beijing.

Chinese "carrier killers" during a 2015 military parade in Beijing.

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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton

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Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan signing the INF treaty at the White House in 1987.

Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan signing the INF treaty at the White House in 1987.

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