Nuclear Treaty Fuels New Russian-US Relationship

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Fifty years after its creation as a pan-European security block against the Soviet Union, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Russia have formed a new partnership. On Monday, at the urging of President Putin, President Bush agreed to sign a treaty on nuclear weapons, laying the Cold War to rest. How strong is the treaty, and how is it being received by Russian hard-liners? Will the traditional Cold War rivals really be able to cooperate against terrorism and weapons of mass destruction? We look at Russia-s developing relationship with the US and NATO, and continuing efforts toward non-proliferation, with a Russian security expert, and former advisors to Presidents Boris Yeltsin, Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan.
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New York Times

Carnegie Endowment's Non-Proliferation Project

Center for Security Policy

Moscow Public Science Foundation


US Defense Department

Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research



Warren Olney