US announces withdrawal from nuke treaty

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:00am

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, announced today that the US is pulling out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, one of the pillars of the nuclear world order. He cited Russia's known violations of the treaty. Does pulling out make the world safer? Host Marco Werman discusses the issues with two national security experts: Heather Hurlburt at New America and Rebeccah Heinrichs at the Hudson Institute.