Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

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Obama in Berlin: We Only Need 1K Nuclear Warheads

In Berlin speech, says he wants to see US, Russian arsenals cut by a third

(Newser) - Five years after he addressed a huge crowd in Berlin as a presidential candidate—and 50 years after John F. Kennedy proclaimed "Ich bin ein Berliner"—President Obama gave an address at the iconic Brandenburg Gate today, calling for a major reduction in nuclear warheads. "We may... More »

New START Treaty Goes Into Effect

Clinton, Lavrov exchange ratification papers in Munich

(Newser) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton exchanged ratification papers for the New START treaty with her Russian counterpart at a Munich conference today, sealing the deal on the nuclear arms treaty that limits the number of atomic warheads the former Cold War foes can possess and allows them to inspect each... More »

Obama Will Pare US Nuclear Arsenal Further

Statement, out tomorrow, will also narrow possible uses

(Newser) - Ahead of signing a new arms treaty with Russia on Thursday, President Obama will announce tomorrow a further reduction of the US nuclear-weapons arsenal, and further restrict how the arms may be used. The Nuclear Posture Review will tone down Bush-era rhetoric, and, analysts tell the Los Angeles Times , give... More »

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