Wednesday, April 7, 2010

US 2010 Nuclear Posture Review is out ...

The much-awaited US Nuclear Posture Review is out .... Some of the major objectives and recommendations are given below.

The document details key objectives as:
1. Preventing nuclear proliferation and nuclear terrorism;
2. Reducing the role of US nuclear weapons;
3. Maintaining strategic deterrence and and stability at reduced nuclear force levels;
4. Strengthening regional deterrence and reassurance of US allies and partners; and
5. Sustaining a safe, secure and effective nuclear arsenal.

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