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S. 3662: A bill to limit the availability of funds to extend the implementation of the New START Treaty, and for other purposes.

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Russia is the only nation with more nuclear weapons than the United States. They have about 6,800; we have about 6,550.

Is the current U.S.-Russia treaty to limit both nations’ nuclear stockpile effective or backfiring?


During the decades-long Cold War, the U.S. and Soviet Union both accumulated thousands of nuclear warheads. Since the conflict ended in 1989, both nations have taken steps to limit their stockpile. President Obama’s administration, led by Hillary Clinton at the State Department, negotiated the treaty on the subject ...

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Tom Cotton

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Arkansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018
Length: 7 pages

Nov 28, 2018


Introduced on Nov 28, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 28, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


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Nov 28, 2018

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