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US National Security Policy And Nuclear Weapons: Perspectives on the Nuclear Posture Review

Originally published here. Last week, physicist and Nobel laureate Leon Lederman, and Catholic Bishop Howard J. Hubbard published a passionately worded op-ed piece in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution entitled “Nuclear threat demands a sustained U.S. effort“. Here’s an excerpt: Our leaders must embark on a step-by-step process to prevent the use and spread of these devastating [...]
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A New Approach to US Nuclear Policy: Deterring Nuclear Terrorism

Originally published here. Back in August of this year, the Pentagon released two fact sheets on the Nuclear Posture Review, or NPR. As it states quite simply, the objective of the NPR is: To establish U.S. nuclear policy, strategy, capabilities and force posture for the next 5 – 10 years. At the time, a number [...]
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The Return of the Reliable Replacement Warhead?

Originally published here.. As many of you may have noticed, I have a bit of an obsession with nuclear weapons. Maybe it’s a result of growing up during the Cold War, being a teen during the Reagan years, and finally seeing the Cold War end. Maybe it’s a result of working out in the desert [...]
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