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Biden now has the space to pressure Putin

Eli Lake

President Joe Biden and the Democratic Party spent the last four years warning that former president Donald Trump was compromised by Russia. Now the Biden administration has cut a deal with Moscow more favorable to Russia than the one the outgoing Trump team was trying to negotiate: Last month it extended for five years a major arms control treaty with Russia, known as New START.

Under Trump, the US strategy was to press the R-ussians to freeze the development of nuclear warhe-ads for weapons systems t-hat are not covered in the treaty, such as artillery sh-ells and short-range missil-es. Ryan …read more

Source:: The Frontier Post