Where Nuclear Weapons Go to Die

Jeffrey Lewis and Meri Lugo on the what removing nuclear weapons from the arsenal really means:

Speaking in Prague on April 5, U.S. President Barack Obama called the thousands of nuclear weapons sitting in world arsenals “the most dangerous legacy of the Cold War.” He proposed deep cuts in U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles. But when policymakers talk about nuclear reductions, what do they mean in practice? After all, you can’t just leave the warheads out on the curb on Tuesday morning for the garbage collector to pick up.

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One Response to Where Nuclear Weapons Go to Die

  1. DeWayne says:

    The task of dealing with tactical nuclear weapons would be much easier if we take them for what they are, which are weapons with no military value whatsoever and instead of trying to balance them with everything else. I would also like to see a reduction of nuclear weapons in Russia.