April 9, 2010 | Obama & Medvedev's STAR role

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‘A season for disarmament’ Hans Blix declares, in the context of the new STAR [Strategic Arms Reduction] Treaty. (International Herald Tribune, 4-4-10). Over-optimistically perhaps?

There is no reason to suppose the new STAR Treaty will soon be ratified: missile defence figures alongside it, ambiguously. Americans love it; Russians hate it.