New START Stands a Chance

Over at Foreign Policy’s blog, The Cable, Josh Rogin suggests there may be enough Republican senators voting in favor of the New START in order to get the treaty passed:

As the Senate Foreign Relations Committee gets ready to vote on President Obama’s nuclear arms reductions treaty, several Republican senators are now hinting that they will support the agreement and are working toward bipartisan ratification…

…”Hopefully we can create an environment, after general study, that would permit the Senate to ratify the treaty in a bipartisan way,” Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-TN, the third-ranking senator in the Republican caucus, told The Cable. “But we’re not there yet.”