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PacNet #43 – How to fix the CTBT: One easy step to improve the treaty

However one judges the merits of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), no one can deny that both the treaty’s defeat in the Senate and the process by which that result was reached have done grave damage. Perhaps the greatest harm was that done to the confidence our friends and allies, our potential adversaries, and fence sitters around the world have not only in American leadership and reliability, but even in our competence.