US military strategies call for nuclear weapons reduction

McElwee, Joshua J.
May 2012
National Catholic Reporter;5/25/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p16
The article reports on the move of military strategists to call for reduction in nuclear weapons in the U.S. It notes that an influential panel of military strategists demanded for an 80% reduction in the number of nuclear weapons in the country. Retired General James Cartwright says that the need for the large cuts was due to the U.S. leaders who have become a real problem when it comes to credibility. U.S. President Barack Obama has weighed options for the future scope of the nuclear complex.


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