Author Archives: Matt Sugrue

Assuaging Concerns About New START

By ACA Intern Matt Sugrue In the Washington Post, Stephen G. Rademaker’s chastises New START supporters for not having the “patience and respect for dissenting views” to allay critics’ concerns. He suggests steps treaty supporters could take in order to … Continue reading

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A Close Look at New START Critiques

By ACA Intern Matt Sugrue In a recent op-ed for National Review Online, former Assistant Secretary of State for Verification and Compliance Paula DeSutter offers some critiques of New START. She writes: the Obama administration’s dismissal of the consequences of … Continue reading

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Trust but Verify: A Brief Response to New START Criticisms

By ACA Intern Matt Sugrue In a recent op-ed, Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) argues against New START on the basis of three points: that the Russians will maintain a tactical nuclear weapons advantage over the United States, supposed constraints on … Continue reading

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Military Strikes vs. Arms Control

    By ACA Intern Matt Sugrue With Jeffery Goldberg’s article in The Atlantic the issue of a possible Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities is once again front and center. The possibility of an Israeli strike raises one immediate … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Mistaken New START Theses

By ACA Intern Matthew Sugrue Mitt Romney recently published a follow-up to his Washington Post critique in the National Review. Unfortunately, as in his first piece for the Washington Post Mr. Romney incorrectly represents some of New START’s provisions. There … Continue reading

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