Junking INF will destroy global arms control

  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Friday that the US is suspending its com

pliance of the Intermediate-Range Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia on Saturday and will start a 180-day pr

ocedure to completely withdraw from the arms control accord. In response, Russian President Vladimir Putin said

Russia will also suspend participation in the INF treaty. “They say that they are doing research and testing [new w

eapons] and we will do the same thing,” Putin said during a meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu.

  Although Washington claimed it would return to compliance of the treaty if Russia verifiab

ly destroys a cruise missile system which the US said was a violation of the treaty, analysts believe such a

turnaround would not happen. Two months ago when the US threatened to pull out of the treaty, it began to bury the accord.

  Scrapping the treaty would be the beginning of the collapse of the global arms control system. It’s highly likely a new arms race will start.

  The arms control agreements reached between the US and the Soviet Union during th

e latter period of the Cold War not only curbed the arms race to a certain extent, but also produced a politi

cal effect that appeased the people. The US withdrawal from the treaty will lead to a grim outlook for the 21st century.


SONY’s official micro poking fun at “induction 1 and a half y

  ”In one and a half years no annual leave, don’t write, who CARES!”Small make up a job can also save?

  Off guard, @ the home page of SONY China jun rise up late last night, then the red…

  Late January 29, SONY China’s official weibo appeared su

ch ridicule: staying up late at night to work overtime to w

rite plan, didn’t work for a year and a half, 2019 annual leave still is 0, “annual leave was eaten by a dog?”

  There aren’t any annual leave plan also don’t want to write, “who CARES, aerobic oh.

  The weibo soon aroused the concern of the people, “SONY small make up crazy”, “SONY small make up in revolt”;

  Netizens have speculated whether small make up because of wo

rk too busy, forget to switch the personal account.A for

mer employee appeared, SONY is generally in the second year will have annual leave.

  In the evening, @ SONY China has removed the post.

  No annual leave, overtime plan written, netizens love small make up at the same time, again have to SONY’s offi

cial micro message, don’t expel small make up, give him a vacation, he just wanted to the Chinese New Year.

  30th morning @ China respond, SONY said the accident is the company’s employees forget to switch account nu

mber, and the so-called “annual leave to zero”, because of annual leave system to malfunction.