Tag: Treaties

Russia Pulled Out of a Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. Here’s What That Means.

In a landmark moment marking the closing chapters of the Cold War, Presidents Ronald Reagan of the United States and Mikhail S. Gorbachev of the Soviet Union concluded a 1985 summit in Geneva by issuing a joint statement declaring that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.” That commitment paved the […]

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Tribal Judge Rules in Favor of Citizenship for Descendants of Creek Slaves

A judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in Oklahoma ruled that descendants of Black people who were enslaved by the tribe are eligible for tribal citizenship, nullifying a change to the tribe’s Constitution that had expelled Black members from the nation 44 years ago. Judge Denette Mouser of the tribe’s District Court ruled on Wednesday […]

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Biden Aides Discuss Asian Pacts as Model for Saudi Defense Treaty

American and Saudi officials are discussing terms of a mutual defense treaty that would resemble the robust military pacts that the United States has with its close allies Japan and South Korea, a central component in President Biden’s high-stakes diplomacy to get Saudi Arabia to normalize relations with Israel, according to U.S. officials. Under such […]

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