Beyond the State of the Union, A Plan for Nuclear Arms Control

In his State of the Union Address, President Obama pledged to engage Russia in talks that would ultimately lead both countries to further reduce their nuclear arsenals. Senior Fellow Steven Pifer, director of the Arms Control Initiative at Brookings, agrees that such a move is the right course of action for these two world powers. Pifer says the U.S. and Russia should work toward a new strategic arms reduction agreement.