Where the Candidates Stand on the Issues

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Favors a bilateral freeze on nuclear weapons, a treaty banning the testing of new ones, an agreement on avoiding an arms race in space. Opposes build-down idea of removing two warheads for each new one deployed, because he feels it is at odds with the freeze. Advocates Senate ratification of SALT II. Wants to tighten controls on the export of nuclear materials. Urges treaties banning chemical and biological weapons if compliance can be verified.

Calls for annual summit meeting between U.S. and Soviet leaders. Would use U.S. military force if necessary to keep...

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