Alvina Ahmed

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Alvina Ahmed is the 2024 Rising Expert on Defense. She is also a Nuclear Weapons Risk Reduction Fellow with the Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons with the Council on Strategic Risks and a Program Analyst with the US Department of the Navy. Her past publications have been featured with the Center for European Policy Analysis and in the New Atlanticist.

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Arms Control Cannot Be Dead: Why the US should actively plan for engaging with Russia and China in the Long Term

Presently, the future of arms control looks bleak. Following its illegal re-invasion (Russia invaded the region of Crimea in 2014) of Ukraine in 2022, Russia suspended its participation in the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), and froze the United States-Russia Strategic Stability dialogue. At the same time, the People’s Republic of China…