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Тhe End of Overkill

The End of Overkill? Reassessing U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy.

US security does not require nearly 1,600 nuclear weapons deployed on a triad of systems—bombers, land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), and submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs)—to deliver them.

Keeping the Soviet army out of Western Europe was never that hard; it did not require the ability to disarm their nuclear deterrent.
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