“The Cold War times have passed. We don’t need an rearmament debate, we need a debate about disarming. We cannot answer today’s security questions with the deterrence ideologies from last century.”

– Oliver Meier in Berlin, in response to a question about the INF Treaty

Chinese “carrier killers” (military vehicles carrying DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles, potentially capable of sinking a U.S. Nimitz-class aircraft carrier in a single strike) during a 2015 military parade in Beijing.

Cold War times | REUTERS/Andy Wong/Pool/File Photo

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