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Bush Makes It Official: Goodbye, ABM Treaty
President George W. Bush ended months of speculation by announcing that the United States would definitely pull out of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. Bush said he would continue to consult Moscow as well as U.S. allies, but that the timing of the withdrawal would be "convenient to America." Earlier in the week, Undersecretary of State John Bolton denied he had issued an unofficial deadline to Moscow to agree to changes in the treaty before President Putin meets...

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