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Actions to Reduce the Nuclear Danger in the Former Soviet Union

Actions to Reduce the Nuclear Danger in the Former Soviet Union


December 14, 1991

Author: Ashton B. Carter, Former Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project, Harvard & Stanford Universities

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security



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Carter, Ashton B. "Actions to Reduce the Nuclear Danger in the Former Soviet Union." Testimony to . December 14, 1991.

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