Richard Perle

former Assistant Secretary of Defense

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Resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute; former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy (1981-1987) and former chairman of the Defense Policy Board (2001-2003)

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Senate ratification of the  New START  treaty with Russia looked like a shoo-in but, after Republicans raised objections, debate went down to the wire.

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