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2014-06-27 11:54:56

A proven system for verifying that apparent nuclear weapons slated to be dismantled contained true warheads could provide a key step toward the further reduction of nuclear arms.

2010-12-22 16:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauded today's U.S.

2010-12-16 14:49:42

The Senate yesterday voted in favor of proceeding to consider the New START treaty.

2010-04-06 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, released a statement today regarding the upcoming arms control treaty that President Obama and Russian president Medvedev will sign on April 8th.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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