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a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country

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After a series of SALTs and STARTs (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks and Strategic Arms Reduction Treaties, respectively), the nuclear superpowers by then had vastly reduced their nuclear arsenals and seemed on the path to complete disarmament.
1 Brezhnev and Carter signed the SALT II arms limitation treaty 2 The Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran after more than 14 years of exile 3 Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister for the first time 4 Sid Vicious and John Wayne died impossipuzzles When Jane was old as Ruth will be when Jane is a year older than Ruth will be when Jane is twice as old as Ruth is now, Ruth was just a third as old as Jane will be when Ruth is as old as Jane is now.
Precedents for such an endeavor are the Washington Naval Arms Limitation agreements between the two World Wars, and the Mutual Balanced Forces Reduction agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Warsaw Pact toward the end of the Cold War.
Following the international agreement on arms limitation signed at a conference at the Hague in 1899 he said: "I consented to all this nonsense only in order that the Czar (Czar of Russia, Nicholas II) should not lose face before Europe.
More countries have adhered to the NPT than any other arms limitation and disarmament agreement, a testament to the Treaty's significance.
Brezhnev signed the SALT II strategic arms limitation treaty in Vienna.
delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), which produced agreements still in force today.
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Fortunately, following several arms limitation agreements, nuclear stockpiles were reduced by almost an order of magnitude, and concurrently missile defense matured considerably.
Once there is a new outlook--as there was in the Soviet Union when Mikhail Gorbachev came to power--then it is possible to craft durable arms limitation agreements.
89) and navigating his desk through the treacherous hallways of the naval and civilian bureaucracies ashore, The protege of Prime Ministerial Admirals Saito Makoto and Kato Tomosaburo, Nomura's finest hours came at the Washington naval conference in 1921-22 where he served as senior aide to Kato Tomosaburo, who as Navy Minister was responsible for getting the Japanese government to agree to the Washington system of naval arms limitation which was aimed at bringing peace to the Pacific and stability to East Asia (p.
Those sanctions were adopted at a time of improving relations between Russia and the United States, after President Barack Obama downsized a European missile defence plan that Russia opposed and signed a nuclear arms limitation treaty with Medvedev.
We saw that with the nuclear arms limitation treaty, where you did have a couple of early movers," he added.
Reagan reached out to Gorbachev, and the two sides signed arms limitation treaties that slowly reduced the climate of fear that had dominated US-Soviet Union relations since 1945.
Unlike previous arms control agreements between the two Cold War superpowers such as the 1972 Strategic Arms Limitation treaty (SALT), which only restricted the future production of new delivery vehicles, START provided for the reduction of existing deployed warheads.