“Can the Possible non-Extension of the New START Treaty Influence the Strategic Stability in the Use of the Outer Space Domain?”, Miroslav Tůma (IIR, Czech Republic)

The New START Treaty, which limits the number of deployed strategic nuclear weapons, will expire in February 2021. According to the assessment of most arms control experts and, for example, the former US and Russian Foreign Ministers, the non-extension of the New Start Treaty will have a number of negative effects. What are the possibilities of the subsequent development if the last US-Russian control-arms contract New START is not extended? And what would that mean for strategic use of the universe?

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