Obama Sets New Course on Arms Control

By Cole Harvey

In recent public statements and congressional hearings, Obama administration officials have indicated that they will reverse Bush-era policies on a number of major arms control issues. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Obama appointees have said that they will actively pursue ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) as well as a new strategic arms agreement with Russia and have revised the U.S. approach to negotiations on a treaty banning the production of fissile material for use in nuclear weapons.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Mr. Harvey, for a clear and informative summary of new efforts by the Obama administration to address these important and complex problems. All voters should read this!