What Exactly is the Deal Between President Obama and the Kremlin?

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The White House Fact Sheet on the New START Treaty agreed to between President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev claims:

No Constraints on Missile Defense and Conventional Strike: The Treaty does not contain any constraints on testing, development or deployment of current or planned U.S. missile defense programs or current or planned United States long-range conventional strike capabilities.

But the Kremlin seems to be under the opposite impression. Vladimir Radyuhin reports: (more…)