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U.S. senator says Trump administration should withdraw from ‘Open Skies’ treaty with Russia
Great Power War ^ | 9/13/18 | USA Features

Posted on 09/13/2018 7:24:58 AM PDT by SleeperCatcher

Sen. Tom Cotton says that the Trump administration should unilaterally withdraw the United States from its “Open Skies” treaty, which governs how each country conducts aerial surveillance regarding military activities and forces as a means of assurance.

Entered into force on 1 January 2002, the treaty has 34 signatories, but the Arkansas Republican says that it is favoring Russia to the detriment of the United States.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Russia
KEYWORDS: belongsinbloggers; kaliningrad; openskies; russia; treaty; trumpputin

1 posted on 09/13/2018 7:24:58 AM PDT by SleeperCatcher
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To: SleeperCatcher

Tom Cotton is one if Trump’s main allies in Congress. Also has a strong grasp of Russia.


2 posted on 09/13/2018 7:32:58 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: SleeperCatcher

US intercepts Russian bombers off Alaskan airspace:

https://youtu.be/lFMQlvZyPXM


3 posted on 09/13/2018 7:35:31 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Tom Cotton is a NeoCon & a threat to our survival.


4 posted on 09/13/2018 7:55:38 AM PDT by Trumpisourlastchance
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To: SleeperCatcher

Open Skies is a two way street. Withdrawing is counter productive.


5 posted on 09/13/2018 8:01:59 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

“Tom Cotton is one if Trump’s main allies in Congress. Also has a strong grasp of Russia”

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It is very ill-advised for Trump to ally with russophobe nuts.

“Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, said Sunday he does not see two bills that seek to stop President Trump from firing special counsel Robert Mueller “going very far.””

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cotton-on-senate-bills-to-protect-mueller-i-dont-see-them-going-very-far/


6 posted on 09/13/2018 8:10:00 AM PDT by granada
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To: Trumpisourlastchance

By your standards, God is a neocon.


7 posted on 09/13/2018 8:39:18 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: CondoleezzaProtege

Cotton is correct.


8 posted on 09/13/2018 9:57:58 AM PDT by rrrod (just an old guy with a gun in his pocket)
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