Together the 2 nations hold over 90 of worlds nuclear

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Together the 2 nations hold over 90% of world’s nuclear weapons Objective to negotiate a new strategic arms reduction treaty START treaty is one step on a longer journey Set stage for further cuts Hope to pursue discussions with Russia on reducing both strategic and tactical weapons, including non-deployed weapons Expand discussions on missile defense- regular exchanges of information about our threat assessments Nuclear weapons are a threat to everyone US formally changed polity to make it clear that those non-nuclear weapons states that are in compliance with the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and their non-proliferation obligations will not be threated by America’s nuclear arsenal Working with UN security council to pas strong sanction on Tran
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After New START: What’s Next? Arms Control Today 17:53 Assuming the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) is ratified and enters into force, the question will be, “What next?” He and his Russian counterpart, President Dmitry Medvedev, have agreed to a step-by-step process for reducing nuclear weapons. The United States and Russia will need to address a number of issues: How much further are they prepared to go in reducing deployed strategic warheads? Will they agree to parallel cuts in New START’s limits on intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs), and nuclear-capable heavy bombers? Russians may raise concerns about long-range conventional weapons, which they fear could threaten their strategic forces. Moscow likely will return to the issue of missile defense. Third- country nuclear forces could come up. on a New START follow-on agreement, U.S. negotiators seek a limit on all strategic and nonstrategic nuclear warheads, except for those retired and in the queue for dismantlement, of no more than 2,500 with a sublimit of no more than 1,000 deployed strategic warheads. U.S. officials might propose to keep deployed strategic delivery vehicle and launcher limits at New START levels, but should be ready to consider lower numbers. New start and its impact treaty also provides, as a transparency measure, that the sides exchange telemetry on up to five strategic missile launches per year. (Telemetry is the information a missile broadcasts during a flight test to report on its performance.) Deployed Strategic forces Assuming an incremental approach to nuclear arms reductions, the Obama administration should consider proposing 1,000 as the deployed strategic warhead limit for the New START follow-on treaty. That would mean a significant cut below New START levels, but should be high enough so that third countries would not need to be included enhancing stability by maintaining a limited number of warheads on a larger number of launchers.
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