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The award went to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, composed of activists pushing for a global treaty to ban the cataclysmic bombs. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 10, 2011
If pushing away from the European Union was British Prime Minister David Cameron's goal in making the U.K. the only nation in the region to veto a proposal to renegotiate the EU treaty, he got what he wanted Friday. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 30, 2010
He knows a thing or two about the nuances of US-Russian relations, not to mention nuclear disarmament, and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev flexed his knowledge in a New York Times op-ed piece about the New START treaty this week . Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 23, 2010
Atop Wednesday's to-do list in the Senate was a vote on the proposed and revised version of the U.S.' Strategic Nuclear Arms Reduction treaty with Russia, which was running up against resistance from some Republicans in the chamber but still seemed likely to pass. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 21, 2010
Some members of the US Senate are dragging their feet and kvetching about wording issues in the latest American-Russian disarmament pact, the START treaty, as they prepare to vote for its ratification In response, they have received a clear message from Moscow . Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 15, 2010
The pending START treaty, signed by Barack Obama but not yet approved by the Senate, is being reheated by the president after his trip to Asia and is set to be a top priority of both the White House and the Democrat-controlled Congress before newly elected Republican lawmakers arrive in January. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 29, 2010
Here's some footage to keep the dysfunction of U.S. politics in perspective. Our lawmakers may not agree on anything, they may be rude to the president and on the corporate take, but at least they have the decency to keep their eggs and smoke bombs at home. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 8, 2010
President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, met in Prague on Thursday to sign the New START Treaty, effectively replacing the now-expired Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty of 1991 Obama said the new measure was (continued). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 25, 2010
Less than a year after President Barack Obama called for a world without nuclear weapons, the US and Russia have agreed to reduce the number of deployed nukes by more than 25 percent The White House hopes the agreement, which will (continued). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 18, 2010
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton winged her way to Moscow on Thursday to go over the nitty-gritty details of a new arms control agreement with Russian leaders that is targeted to replace the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) of 1991, but a successful outcome is by no means guaranteed in this round of negotiations. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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