Haven’t heard enough about nuclear weapons this election cycle? Not surprising, since it was such a struggle to even get the candidates to talk about foreign policy at the foreign-policy debate. But the next president will certainly have opportunities to pursue arms reductions and non-proliferation, so it’s worth knowing where your candidates stand.
Kingston has already profiled President Obama’s disarmament record. Now, in his October column for Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, he evaluates Romney on the same issues. In the column, Kingston looks at initial indications of how a Romney White House would handle Iran, Russia, missile defense, and the continued implementation of New START, and finds that “the early signs are not encouraging.”
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