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NATO CFE brief - Russia agreed to withdrawl its troops from...

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CFE Brainstorm Russia has only met half of the troop withdrawl that it agreed upon. Imagine for an analogy that you are going to buy a candy bar for $1, you get up to the cashier and the man says that will be $1. You hand 50 cents and try taking the candy bar. The cashier stops you while saying, “$1 not 50 cents” And you can't understand why the cashier won't let you have the candy bar for 50 cents. This is the CFE treaty in a nut shell,
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Unformatted text preview: Russia agreed to withdrawl its troops from Georgia and Maldova at the 1999 Istanbul Summit. In 2005 they withdrew the troops from Georgia. But they have not withdrawn its troops from Maldova. They have only met half of the requirements. And now they want NATO to sign the treaty as if Russia met all the requirements....
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  • Spring '08
  • NATO, candy bar, Troop, Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, Adapted Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty, 1999 Istanbul summit

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