Skip to comments.The President's False START
Posted on 07/29/2010 6:21:37 PM PDT by Kaslin
National Security: Think Moscow will violate the New START arms limitation treaty? A just-issued report says it never obeyed the first one. The motto of the Obama administration is blindly trust, don't verify and unilaterally disarm.
You can forget about peace through strength, the Reagan doctrine that won the Cold War. Our policy is now peace through wishful thinking. If Neville Chamberlain and Jimmy Carter had a child, his name would be Barack Obama.
The president is pushing ahead with what is called the New START Treaty to rid the world of nuclear weapons, but not those who would use such weapons against us if they had a chance. He's doing so in the face of a 2010 State Department report on arms-control compliance that showed Moscow continued to violate the old START treaty until the very moment it expired in December.
In diplomatic speak, the report notes that "a number of long-standing compliance issues that were raised in the START Treaty's Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission remained unresolved when the treaty expired on Dec. 5, 2009."
One of these "compliance issues," Sen. Jon Kyl, a key voice in the New START ratification debate, said in a speech last October, was that Russia violated START by its development of a multiple-warhead SS-27 missile variant that he said showed Moscow "cheated."
The report lists other violations such as Moscow's blocking of inspections of mobile missile warheads, a significant problem that specialists say could allow Russia to create a large, hidden stockpile of such warheads.
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Trust, but verify. Then nuke’em.
O’Bama is going to see to it that the USA is Russia’s bitch, just for wiinning the Cold War.
Didn’t we abandon the Peacekeeper missile because of START?
It seems the Russians kept theirs.
Hey Obama, let’s get rid of the Minuteman next.
It should have been named FINISHED!!!
Never mind, We retired them on our own.