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U.S. to announce suspension of compliance with nuclear pact: official via Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will soon announce plans to suspend compliance with a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia, responding to an alleged violation of the treaty by Moscow, U.S. officials said on Thursday. The move would start … Continue reading

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Russia Questions U.S. Compliance With a Key Nuclear Arms Control Treaty via Time

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV / AP  February 6, 2018 (MOSCOW) — Russia challenged U.S. compliance with a key nuclear arms control treaty Monday and warned that the Trump administration’s new nuclear strategy lowers the threshold for using atomic weapons. The dire assessment … Continue reading

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Backsliding on Nuclear Promises via The New York Times

(Editorial) For much of the past six years, President Obama has talked about working toward a world without nuclear weapons. Yet his administration is now investing tens of billions of dollars in modernizing and rebuilding America’s nuclear arsenal and facilities, … Continue reading

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How Obama Learned to Love the Bomb via MotherJones

The president’s budget boosts spending on our atomic arsenal while cutting money to stop the spread of nukes. In the winter of 2012, President Obama stood on a podium at the National Defense University to honor the 20th anniversary of … Continue reading

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A nuke by any other name via Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Both NATO and Russia would like to see the other reduce its stockpile of tactical nuclear weapons, but the two sides have been unable to agree on mutual reductions. Even modest progress on the issue at NATO’s Chicago summit seems … Continue reading

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