World Dec 21

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New START Arms Deal: The Basics

The Senate appears to be moving toward ratifying the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia. Here's a fresh look at the basics of the pact.

World Mar 26

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U.S., Russia to Cut Nuclear Arsenal by a Third

President Barack Obama announced Friday that after a year of "intense negotiations" with Russia, he and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev have agreed to reduce nuclear weapon stockpiles by a third.

President Obama speaks with Russian President Dmitri Medvedev during meetings in Singapore in November. (Photo by Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images.) The United States and Russia, which together control more than 90 percent of the world's nuclear weapons, have agreed…

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