Bomb bargain

Fenyvesi, C.
February 1992
U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p22
Reports that when Secretary of State James Baker testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week, he will receive a blunt message from both parties: don't bother submitting the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty for ratification. Why the pact has been rendered obsolete; The Democrats will propose a novel scheme for tempting the cash-short republics to move ahead even more dramatically.


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