Analyst: Implementing New START Treaty Could Prove Difficult

/ January 25, 2011 at 9:47 PM
Despite the relative ease of the follow-on Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty's ratification in Russia, implementing the pact could prove difficult, according to a nonproliferation policy expert. "The Russian parliament's resolution on ratification of New START, which was deliberately shaped to balance and counter its counterpart adopted by the U.S. Senate, suggests that implementation of New START will not be a trivial task," Nikolai Sokov, an analyst with the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, writes...

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