Russia enters agreements not to abide by them, but to force America to abide by them. Russia, as a treaty cheat, realizes Americas thinking will not allow itself to take any path but the good and honest one. Therefore Russia knows it can keep cheating on arms treaties while America takes notice and attempts to only diplomatically reign it in through angry letters and warnings.
Until America realizes Russia absolutely cannot be trusted, this will be repeated until grave consequences unfold.
“Treaties are like pie crusts, they are made to be broken”
– Vladimir Lenin.
Moscow tried to deceive inspectors on missile cuts, U.S. says
U.S. nuclear arms inspectors recently discovered that Russia is violating the New START arms treaty by improperly eliminating SS-25 mobile missiles, American defense officials said.
The violations were discovered during an on-site inspection carried out in Russia in April, said officials familiar with details of the inspection. Continue reading