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Global Politics

US and Russia nuclear treaty

The US and Russia are moving closer to signing a new arms control agreement that would reduce the nuclear arsenals in both countries. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the significance of the treaty and what obstacles lay ahead.

Global Politics

Iran's nuclear defiance

Iran's President Ahmadinejad said today his country will not agree to talks on the nuclear issue if the UN Security Council imposes new sanctions. Stephen Kinzer is the author of 'Reset: Iran, Turkey and America's Future.' Marco Werman talks with him.

Conflict & Justice

New START for nuclear disarmament

The Senate is Washington has approved a nuclear arms pact with Russia. The treaty requires the US and Russia to cut their nuclear warheads by 30%. The World's Alex Gallafent takes a look back on the evolution of US/Russian diplomacy over nuclear weapons.

Global Politics

Israel's 'Alliance of Evil'

The Obama administration is sending a message to the Israelis not to attack Iran's nuclear sites. Not yet at least. US officials are thought to be trying to persuade Israel to give economic sanctions against Iran more time.