IPPNW response to the Moscow Summit

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Released July 9, 2009 In March 2009, just before the historic first meeting between US President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War sent the two leaders a letter signed by more than 300…

U.S.-Russia nuclear deal: spin or deep cut?

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By Guy Faulconbridge – Analysis http://www.reuters.com/article/reutersEdge/idUSTRE56551J20090706 MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev on Monday agreed a target of cutting vast Cold War arsenals of deployed nuclear warheads by around a third from current levels to 1,500-1,675 each. The pledge…

Mr Karat, please admit you were wrong on N-deal

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28 Jun 2009, 0032 hrs IST, Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar When former US president George Bush pushed through the Indo-US nuclear deal, analysts claimed that he aimed to generate multi-billion orders for US nuclear equipment suppliers. Some Indian scientists opposed the deal…