Ready to START

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December 22, 2010
The American Prospect
by Matthew Yglesias  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"An update of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty -- 'New START' to its friends -- looks likely to be ratified by the United States Senate this week. Unfortunately, even if it does pass, the drama thus far should make one very pessimistic about the larger outlook for American diplomacy and nonproliferation efforts. Simply put, START was supposed to be the easy lift. The START vote is a huge deal on its own terms, but that's primarily because the implications of not ratifying the treaty are enormous." (12/22/10)  


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