This article first appeared in Sputnik News.
Last week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Washington would suspend its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and begin a six-month withdrawal process. The following day Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Moscow was providing a mirror response.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has slammed the Trump administration's decision to pull out from the INF Treaty as a "gift to [Vladimir] Putin".
Speaking at an event hosted by Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and its Institute of Politics and Public Service on Wednesday night, she claimed that the current administration withdrew "without really holding Putin accountable for his cheating on the treaty".
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