Last week, during a well-attended discussion of US-Russian nuclear arms reduction talks, Rose Gottemoeller “offered this thought”:http://www.carnegieendowment.org/events/?fa=eventDetail&id=1305&prog=zgp&proj=zted on the Dec. 5 expiration date of the START treaty:
bq. You know, if things aren’t going well, you can’t rush to the finish just to get something done. And I want to make it clear that from the perspective of the United States, we will do what we have to do to get this negotiation done, but as Secretary Clinton said when she went before the Congress for her own hearing, she said, if necessary, we will look for ways to find more time for the negotiators. So just bear that in mind as well.
“Makes sense to me”:http://www.totalwonkerr.net/1967/us-rf-cr.