US, Russia Deal Would Cut Nukes to Post-Cold-War LowsQuicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett Permalink
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|The two presidents issued a "joint understanding" that commits the two countries to reducing strategic warheads to a range of 1,500 to 1,675 down from the current ceiling of 2,200 and to a maximum of 1,600 launch vehicles. The goal is to reach an agreement in time to replace the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which expires on Dec. 5.|
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