With the Cold War Over, Arms Are For Hugging

Russia and the U.S. are negotiating cuts in nuclear weapons

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Cold War may be over, but arms control still matters. Russian and U.S. negotiators are beginning talks to make further cuts in nuclear arsenals. The former Cold War rivals are hoping to come to terms on a replacement to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or START I, which expires in December. For more, we turn to the BBC's Russia analyst Steven Eke, who's following the story.

Guests:

Steven Eke

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Andrea Bernstein

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