U.S. Senate Approves Arms Treaty With Russia


Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Richard Lugar and Committee member Barack Obama at a base near Perm, Russia. This is where mobile launch missiles are being destroyed by the Nunn-Lugar program.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Richard Lugar and Committee member Barack Obama at a base near Perm, Russia. This is where mobile launch missiles are being destroyed by the Nunn-Lugar program.

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 14 to 4 to approve the Obama administration‘s START nuclear treaty with Russia, after Republicans‘ concerns about missile defense and modernization of the nuclear arsenal were addressed.

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