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NY Times, ABC News and International News Agencies Quote MIIS Experts on START Follow-On Treaty
March 26, 2010
Today the New York Times turned to former Russian arms control negotiator and current Monterey Institute research associate Nikolai Sokov, to put the START follow-on treaty into perspective for its readers. Dr. Sokov participated in the START I and START II negotiations on behalf of Russia and is now a senior research associate at the Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS). For an in-depth analysis of the road ahead in US-Russian nonproliferation negotiations, read Dr. Sokov’s article “START Follow-On Talks Successfully Concluded: What's Next?”.
Several CNS experts have in fact been quoted in coverage of the new agreement:
- CNS Senior Research Associate Miles Pomper is quoted by Agence France Presse in its news wire coverage on the treaty.
- CNS Director Dr. William Potter was interviewed by ABC News Radio and Voice of America.
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