Home > Disarmament > U.S. signals flexibility on space weapons treaty | Reuters

U.S. signals flexibility on space weapons treaty | Reuters

The United States would consider a new global treaty to ban deployment of weapons in space if it meets its security concerns and includes safeguards against cheating, a U.S. arms control official said on Tuesday.

Frank Rose, deputy U.S. assistant secretary of state, also indicated that any future pact must prohibit land-based anti-satellite systems — a technology favored by countries including China.

via U.S. signals flexibility on space weapons treaty | Reuters.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

What is 23 + 11 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)
I footnotes