Senators question future of US-Soviet nuclear pact

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    I think 1500 nuclear weapons is enough.
     
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    But we can only destroy the world seven or eight times over a piece! :eek:
     
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    True!
     
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    I mean like US Army Retired said, how are we going to nuke a asteroid if it ever comes? Or what about the aliens like in Independence Day? :eek:
     
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    It's not the amount that's the issue - it's having programs to test that they are operational. Obama is abandoning the quality control to make sure they work.
     
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    Nuclear weapons didn't work in Independence Day, remember. :D

    They had to give the ship a virus first.
    And they only needed ten, I believe. :lol:
     
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    If they work.

    This treaty is yet another of those pointless 'feel good' things he's trying to up his popularity.

    Has their been any tension with the Russians that might lead to a confrontation in the past 20 years? Nope, so why the pressing need for a 'new' treaty?
     
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    U.S. And Russia Sign Nuclear Arms Treaty : NPR

     

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