Fallout from a US treaty failure

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Author(s) James Carroll
Source The Boston Globe
Date November 29, 2010
URL http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/11/29/fallout_from_a_us_treaty_failure/
Quotes-start.png "The dread consequences of this treaty failure are described by the commentariat in relation to discrete problems with Russia (no inspections, no reset), Iran (an affronted Russia won’t help pressure Tehran), or Obama’s broader foreign policy (mortally wounded), but the true stakes are far higher — a final defeat of the hard-won international consensus that nuclear weapons are in a category apart, requiring a steady movement, however incremental, from limitation to reduction to an ultimate abolition." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Treaty should be ratified on the topic New START.