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The Good Old Days….

December 21, 2010

…when ideology reigned over science in arms control debates. With the new START about to pass through the Senate, here’s a classic from San Fransisco’s KRON Channel 4 back in 1986:

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Jon Western has spent the last fifteen years teaching IR in liberal arts colleges at Mount Holyoke College and the Five Colleges in western Massachusetts. He has an eclectic range of intellectual interests but often writes on international security, U.S. foreign policy, military intervention, and human rights. He occasionally shares his thoughts about professional life in liberal arts colleges. In his spare time he coaches middle school soccer, mentors the local high school robotics team, skis, and sails.