Freeze No, Deployment Yes

In an extraordinary burst of democratic brainstorming, the American political system has generated hundreds of plans for a nuclear arms freeze, including the one that is before the House. While vague in their details and varying in their language, all convey the same message: enough is enough.

The freeze movement reflects a populist impatience both with the arms race and with the traditional arms control that has failed to stop "the madness." Rather than running faster or haggling over rules for the next lap, say the freeze advocates, the superpowers should simply stop...

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