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United States Nuclear Policy

Obama Signs Treaty to Stop Spread of Nuclear Weapons, Lessen Chance of Nuclear War, Keep Nukes Out of Terrorist Hands. Not Shabby.

Jonathan Powers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Powers

Although the Cold War is over and far from our minds, its nuclear weapons remain. The treaty Obama signed today marks the beginning of an American push to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. And just like health care, it's been a long time coming.

Iran Sanctions Negotiations Start at UN With No Deadline in Sight (Update)

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The first talks at the United Nations on US proposals for sanctions against Iran begin Thursday but could take months before any resolution is adopted by the 15-nation Security Council.