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Ronald G. Allen, Jr.

Ronald G. Allen, Jr.

Former Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom, 2011–2012

 

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Former Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom, 2011–2012

 

 

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2012

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April 2012

"Safe, Secure and Effective Nuclear Operations in the Nuclear Zero Era"

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By Ronald G. Allen, Jr., Former Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom, 2011–2012

Without significant change in the geopolitical landscape, nuclear weapons will remain a relevant portion of America's long-term national security strategy. Therefore, the burdens and responsibilities of maintaining an effective nuclear deterrent force are paramount to ensure credibility for America and her allies. Bottom line: nuclear weapons and nuclear deterrence are still relevant today and for the foreseeable future. Therefore, to maintian international strategic stability we must embrace the necessity of nuclear deterrence, develop strategic policy that supports deterrence as an essential element and adequately resource the enterprise.

 

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