In this episode of the Essential Geopolitics podcast from Stratfor, A RANE company, Emily Donahue speaks with Sim Tack, Senior Global analyst for Stratfor. The topic: The US has announced talks with Russia on the New START nuclear arms control treaty in Vienna on June 22. Russia had long been asking for talks to extend the treaty but the US had refused to do so --- unless a new treaty included China. What's changed? Sim Tack writes for RANE's premiere geopolitical publication, Stratfor Worldview, where you can access thousands of articles on geopolitics and security. Podcast listeners get a discounted subscription rate. Go to stratfor.com/podcast offer to sign up for full access to all our podcasts, content and videos.