November 29, 2010
Obama Disdainful of New START Critics
Keith Payne, National Review
The Obama administration’s effort to garner Senate support for ratification of its New START nuclear treaty has met greater-than-expected resistance. This resistance follows primarily from concerns about the loopholes in the treaty’s limits on forces, its narrow but explicit limits on U.S. missile-defense options and non-nuclear strategic missiles, and its significant weakening of START’s past verification provisions.
TAGGED: Missile Defense, Russia, START Treaty, Obama administration