"I want to thank the Arms Control Association … for being such effective advocates for sensible policies to stem the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and most importantly, reduce the risk of nuclear war."
– Senator Joe Biden
January 28, 2004

In the March 2004 issue, an article by Senator Richard G. Lugar, “Eliminating the Obstacles to Nunn-Lugar,” included a listing of six conditions the president must certify or waive before releasing chemical weapons destruction funding. The sixth condition should have read, “Russia has developed a practical plan for nerve agent destruction,” not “nerve agent production.”