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James Cartwright
Reducing the threat of Armageddon
Reducing the threat of Armageddon

President Obama achieved a major foreign policy goal in 2010 when he concluded the New START Treaty committing the U.S. and Russia to reduce the size of their long-range nuclear arsenals by a third within six years, to 1,550 warheads on each side. But as the president made clear in remarks at the time, even those cuts didn't go far enough. The world, he said, wouldn't be safe from the threat of these terrifying weapons until they were eliminated entirely. It was to be expected that Mr. Obama's critics in Congress would dismiss such views as either wishful thinking or as dangerously naive. Yet the president got a powerful endorsements of his belief this week when Gen. James E....

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