Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

New START agreement to enter into force February 5

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton are expected to exchange the formal “instruments of ratification” of the New START agreement, the final step required for the nuclear arms reduction treaty to enter into force, during the Munich Security Conference on February 5th (“New START treaty to enter into force Feb 5,” […]

Five thousand one hundred and thirteen

For the first time, the United States has formally disclosed the current size of its nuclear stockpile–5113 weapons as of 30 September 2009 (Anne Gearan, “U.S. comes clean on size of nuclear stockpile: 5,113,” Associated Press, 3 May 2010). U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton revealed the number, and provided figures for previous years, on […]

U.S. resists Euro-nuke removal

The United States is reportedly resisting the efforts of several European members of NATO to remove U.S. tactical nuclear weapons from Europe. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told NATO foreign ministers meeting in Estonia last week that the Obama administration is not opposed to cuts in the weapons, but that such cuts should be […]

Canadians oppose Afghan mission extension

A recent poll by EKOS Research has determined that Canadians oppose the idea of extending Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan by a more than two to one margin (Jane Taber, “Canadians shut door on Afghan combat mission,” Globe and Mail, 8 April 2010). The poll also shows that a plurality of Canadians continue to oppose the […]