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New nuclear treaty faces opposition in U.S. Senate

U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent nuclear reductions treaty with Russia is facing opposition from Republican Senators.  The New START treaty, which replaces a Cold War era counterpart treaty, must receive the assent of the U.S. Senate (and, in Russia, the Russian Duma) before it can be ratified and enter into force. But Republicans in the […]