"… Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, an advocacy group in Washington. He said that unless the Obama administration scales b …"
"… review confirmed the obvious, namely that the nature of the threat to the United States has changed. It called for reducing the role of nuclear weapons on grounds …"
"… y be used in “extreme circumstances to defend the vital interests of the United States or its allies and partners” — phraseology used by Obama in a Marc …"
"… ures, or restrict the use of nuclear arms solely to conflicts in which the United States or its allies are hit first by a nuclear strike. Both approaches have been …"
"… amp on the directive. The Global Zero report had suggested Russia and the United States shrink their arsenals to 900 nuclear weapons on each side, including reser …"
"… report to Congress, partially declassified and released last month to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS). Three participants in the targeting policy review said Russia none …"
"… ashington and Moscow could promise to accelerate their compliance with the New START treaty limits, slated to take full effect in 2018. Doing so would allow th …"
"… aim. Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), the Senate majority whip and a critic of the New START agreement who is retiring from Congress in a month, last Friday introduced …"
"… ong currency with Republicans in the House, and among some senior military officers at the Pentagon. But it got some politically interesting pushback this we …"
"… e politically interesting pushback this week from a former senior military officer, retired Marine Gen. James E. “Hoss” Cartwright. As head of the …"
"… id the report he signed, which was coordinated by former Minuteman missile officer Bruce Blair’s Global Zero project. The report was also endorsed by Richa …"
"… an adversary has to strike the homeland.”Coming from a top U.S. military officer, that claim seems jarring; it makes clear he would be an obstacle to pursu …"
"… be obstructed by the latest nuclear weapons agreement with Russia, called New START, which cuts the number of U.S. strategic warheads from 1790 to 1550 by 201 …"
"… ivisions in recent years. In late 2010, for example, the Senate passed the New START treaty with Russia over the opposition of the Republican leadership. Thirt …"
"… part to remind Obama that in order to win some Republican support for the New START treaty, he pledged to modernize the current nuclear arsenal. “As you kno …"