Expounding Bush's Approach to U.S. Nuclear Security
Scoblic, J. Peter, Boese, Wade, Arms Control Today
An Interview With John R. Bolton
Arms Control Today met with John R. Bolton, undersecretary of state for arms control and international security, on February 11 to discuss the Bush administration's strategic nuclear policy, its ongoing negotiations with Russia, and its approach to nonproliferation.
In the interview, Bolton acknowledged for the first time that the United States did not offer Russia amendments to the AntiBallistic Missile (ABM) Treaty before announcing its withdrawal December 13. Bolton also questioned the value of the negative security assurances the United States has offered non-nuclearweapon states since 1978, but the State Department subsequently …
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Publication information: Article title: Expounding Bush's Approach to U.S. Nuclear Security. Contributors: Scoblic, J. Peter - Author, Boese, Wade - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 32. Issue: 2 Publication date: March 2002. Page number: 3+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.