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arms control in Politics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisharms controlˈarms conˌtrol noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PMPPWEAPONthe attempts by powerful countries to limit the number and types of war weapons that exist
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arms controlFirst, old Cold War-era arms control issues linger on, needing to be negotiated away.They say that it could erode existing arms control agreements and lead to a new arms race.Now they are more likely to do research on narrow topics like arms control.There is still work to be done on maritime arms control.Bush made an important speech on arms control policy last week in Washington.We committed ourselves to arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation and to the conclusion of a chemical weapons convention this year.The two men meet semiannually on trade, arms control and other security issues.There may be no missile that is survivable, affordable and compatible with arms control.