Strike a deal, any deal

The response to last month's rejection by the US Senate of a nuclear test-ban treaty follows a disturbing pattern with implications for the Kyoto protocol on global warming. Reaction by treaty supporters in Europe and among Democrats in the US to the Senate action raises the question: Is it possible to consider modern treaty proposals on their merits?It is beginning to appear that the aim of international initiatives nowadays is to strike a deal, any deal. That's dangerous.Legitimate concernsWhen the Senate nixed the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty on Oct. 21, howls about new US isolationism arose from the White House and in Europe. The protests portrayed US opponents to the t...

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