Signed in 1987 between the United States and the USSR, the INF Treaty forms a key part of the global non-proliferation architecture. Relations between these two powers, however, have deteriorated after years of both sides accusing the other of violating the Treaty. This negotiation brings together a delegation from the Russian Federation (four negotiators), a delegation from the United States (four negotiators), and representatives from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
- Exposes negotiators to the highest stakes international negotiation and the implications of a global power shift, with a new, multipolar world order beginning to replace U.S. global hegemony.
- Gain a better understanding of the history of strategic stability from the end of the Cold War until today through their learning about the INF Treaty.
- Manage cognitive overload and negotiator’s fatigue to work collectively to construct a sustainable deal.
- Role Matrix: Overview of all participants and role assignments
- Meeting Schedule: Details the locations and meetings within the scenario
- General Information: Scenario Background
- Character Sheets: Confidential background information for each role
- Teaching Guide: Provides the instructor with an overview of the scenario, exercise logistics, teaching points, and debriefing notes
- Soft copy of suggested introductory and debrief powerpoint slides
- All Participant documents except the Character Sheets
Master Packet (add on)
- One spare copy of all Participant and Instructor documents (not including soft copy of Powerpoint slides)
Format: In person or Online
Time Required for Exercise: 6.25 hours
Number of participants: 10-16
Negotiating parties (teams): 4
Prior Knowledge of Topic: Highly Recommended