Obama administration embraces major new nuclear weapons cut

By R. Jeffrey Smith

Officials back a new targeting plan and a one-third reduction in the U.S. arsenal.

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"… the latter path could be chosen if gaining the assent of two-thirds of the Senate to a treaty is not possible. Preliminary discussions about this ambition …"

"… nuclear arms for security; others worry that Republican opposition in the Senate may obstruct ratification of any new treaty. But there remains high intere …"