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Blog: The New START Treaty

Jun 15, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), signed by President Obama and Russian President Medvedev in April, needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate this year.

I participated in a White House conference call for religious leaders on the START treaty in May. Here are some of the things I learned:

Reducing nuclear weapons is a personal mission for Obama -- his goals are to prevent nuclear te