Bush Names ABM Treaty Foe to Top DOD Policy Post

By Dan Dupont / April 6, 2001 at 5:00 AM
President Bush will nominate an ardent foe of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty to the top Pentagon policy position, the White House announced today. Douglas Feith, a former Reagan administration official and partner in the Washington, DC law firm Feith and Zell, has in recent years advanced the argument that the ABM Treaty is no longer legally binding because the Soviet Union, one of its signatories, has ceased to exist. Under Reagan, Feith served in several positions, including deputy assistant...

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