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Topic - Daryl G. Kimball
Under pressure from Congress and Israel to resist rushing into a hasty deal, the Obama administration reacted cautiously to news from Geneva on Wednesday of progress in the international talks with Iran over its disputed nuclear program.
"Unnecessary, unwarranted and unwise." That's how Daryl G. Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association, described it when President Bush announced that the United States would withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. The arms-control crowd seemed certain that our "go-it-alone" attitude would only antagonize Russia, China and all of Europe, leaving us without a friend in the world.
Daryl G. Kimball, executive director of the independent Arms Control Association Washington, said the framework agreement "will verifiably freeze progress in all areas of acute concern regarding Iran's nuclear program" while allowing for increased international monitoring in exchange for "limited, reversible sanctions relief.
The agreement "deserves the full support of the international community and the U.S. Congress," he said.