By playing make-believe arms control with Moscow and negotiating a vaguely drafted and potentially contentious nuclear weapons agreement, the Bush administration has sacrificed the security of structure and predictability for the putative virtues of flexibility and unilateralism.
America and Russia: Make-Believe Arms Control
Jack Mendelsohn served in the Department of State and the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and was a member of the SALT II and START I delegations. He is currently an adjunct professor at George Washington University.
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Jack Mendelsohn; America and Russia: Make-Believe Arms Control. Current History 1 October 2002; 101 (657): 325–329. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.657.325
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