U.S. Marines with Sierra Battery, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division prepare to load an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System into an C-130 on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Mar. 13, 2019. The Marines were preparing to participate in Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian Ayers)
Why tearing up the INF missile treaty was a very bad idea

Trump’s moves shifted the balance in the region and Russia was feeling the pinch — leading in part to today’s crisis.