The popular name for part of the 1972 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) between the United States and the former Soviet Union; it restricts the number and locations of antiballistic missiles (ABM) that each nation can deploy. President George W. Bush has announced his intention to abandon the treaty so that the United States can deploy an ABM system, parts of which would be space-based. (See Star Wars.)
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Credible accounts, including one by The New York Times, point to divisions within ABM.
Start out with that so you understand what happened, beginning with the Treaty of Westphalia.
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Here and there roving parties appeared, but having no recognized leaders, their existence did not invalidate the treaty.
The result of this mission was eminently successful; a special treaty was drawn up and Spain sold Louisiana to France.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?
Among other questions to be agreed upon and embodied in the treaty was the future of the Philippines.
In faith whereof, we, the respective Plenipotentiaries, have signed this treaty and have hereunto affixed our seals.