Arms Control and Disarmament Agency


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Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

An agency of the U.S. government charged with conducting research and formulating policies and international agreements designed to prevent proliferation and to encourage disarmament of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. It comes under the aegis of the Department of State.
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The investigator, Jonathan Tucker, a weapons researcher who had worked for the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and the State Department, has said that he believes he was dismissed because he refused to limit his investigation to evidence gathered only from government agencies.
Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) believes START Il will sail through the Senate with an even larger majority than START I had.
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