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Why INF suspension could spark new U.S.-Russia arms race

Clip: 02/01/2019 | 5m 1s Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. announced Friday it's withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, or INF, due to Russia's alleged violation of its terms. Russia counters that the U.S. is the one breaking the pact. If the two countries can't come to an agreement, they risk backtracking on a deal that helped ease Cold War tensions. Nick Schifrin reports on whether the move could spark a new arms race.

Aired: 02/01/19

Rating: NR

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