Thursday, May 31, 2007

Better Late Than Never

Thirteen years ago today, the United States and Russia completed the de-targeting of their strategic nuclear missiles, two and a half years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The de-targeting followed an agreement accompanying the January 14, 1994 Tripartite Declaration signed by Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin that no later than May 30, 1994 neither country would target its strategic nuclear missiles on the other. Britain also de-targeted its missiles under a separate agreement with Russia. Slowly.... slowly...

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