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Monday, March 20, 2017

Don’t look now, but we’re shrinking our nuclear arsenal despite Trump’s position « Hot Air

The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The reductions are nearing completion despite President Donald Trump’s argument that the treaty gives Moscow an unfair advantage in nuclear firepower.


All we are saying, is give peace a chance, dude.

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It's the treaty you've got until you negotiate a change to it, matey. Or withdraw from it; that's sometimes an option in treaties, isn't it? Presumably he'd have to give notice.

It may be that the nature of his business career taught him that he could ignore agreements with impunity. Professional politicians tend to believe that too but are better at hiding the fact.

Posted by: dearieme | Mar 20, 2017 2:00:46 PM