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Op-Ed: Opponents of Nuclear Cuts Misread Trends

Op-Ed: Opponents of Nuclear Cuts Misread Trends

The press recently reported that the Pentagon is preparing options for President Barack Obama as part of the Nuclear Posture Review implementation study. The mere notion of restructuring U.S. nuclear forces unleashed panicked reactions from Capitol Hill’s most ardent nuclear weapons enthusiasts.

July 25, 2014

ACA Senior Fellow speaks about Territorial Missile Defense at Paris Conference

ACA Senior Fellow speaks about Territorial Missile Defense at Paris Conference

Prepared Remarks by Greg Thielmann, Senior Fellow, Arms Control Association, delivered March 6, 2012 at the Salle de la Commission de la Defense in Paris at a conference sponsored by the: Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg; Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques; British American Security Information Council; and Arms Control Association.

July 25, 2014

Opponents of U.S. Nuclear Cuts: Still Being Chased by the Russian Bear?

Opponents of U.S. Nuclear Cuts: Still Being Chased by the Russian Bear?

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 24, 2012

Last week, the press reported on Defense Department options for Presidential guidance that were being prepared as part of the Nuclear Policy Review implementation study. The notion that the President might consider deep cuts in U.S. nuclear forces unleashed some intemperate reactions that brought to mind Shakespeare's most famous stage direction (in "The Winter's Tale"): "Exit, pursued by a bear."

July 25, 2014