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SORT stands for Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty

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Rusten also recounts President Bush's concurrent negotiations with Russia on strategic nuclear reduction, which resulted in the Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty in May 2002.
The cuts go beyond those levels set in the 2002 Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty (SORT) which calls for both countries to reduce the number of deployed warheads to between 1,700 and 2,200 on either side by 2012.
The cuts go beyond those levels set in the 2002 Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty (SORT) which calls for both countries to reduce the number of deployed warheads to between 1,700 and 2,200 on either side by 2012.
This would be a significant break from the 2002 Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty (SORT), which takes systems out of deployment but does not require their destruction and thus keeps them in stockpiles and available for redeployment.
Despite its pledges to do otherwise, the United States has failed to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty; opposed a verifiable fissile material cutoff treaty; substituted the Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty (SORT), which is fully reversible, for the START treaties; scrapped the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, opening the door for deployment of missile defenses and moves toward placing weapons in outer space; kept nuclear weapons at the center of its security policies, including research to create new nuclear weapons; and demonstrated no political will toward the elimination of its nuclear arsenal.
President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty, which would reduce each nation's operationally deployed nuclear weapons to between 1,700 and 2,200 warheads.