U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the state of relations between their two countries in a phone call instigated by Putin, the White House said on Monday.
nuclear arms control treaty
WASHINGTON: Harold Brown, an advocate of nuclear arms control who as President Jimmy Carter’s defence secretary tried but failed to win US Senate approval of a key treaty with the Soviet Union, has died at age 91, the think tank where he worked said. Brown, a native New Yorker, was the first scientist to take the helm of the large and complex US military establishment. He was a physicist who received his bachelor’s degree at age 18 and his doctorate at 22. Brown spent his professional life initially developing nuclear…