President Donald Trump’s decision to begin the process of withdrawing the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty will end an arms control agreement with Russia that has been a centerpiece of European security since the Cold War.
The move, meant to penalize Russia for noncompliance, is likely to alarm the international community, particularly Europe, and cause fears that the US and Russia could enter a new nuclear arms race.
Trump’s time in office has seen the President remove the US from multiple international organizations and has not hidden his frustration with international trade groups and security alliances. Here’s how Trump’s nationalism has already remade the world since he became President.
Note: This updates graphics first published in October 2018
Contributors: CNN’s White House and National Security teams contributed reporting