US Nuclear Weapons Policy
This report assesses the questions of nuclear weapons and makes recommendations concerning US forces and policies. It notes that in the near term nuclear weapons will remain a fundamental element of US national security. For this reason it emphasizes the importance of maintaining a safe, secure and reliable deterrent nuclear force and makes recommendations on this front. The report also offers measures to advance important goals such as preventing nuclear terrorism and bolstering the nuclear nonproliferation regime.
© 2009 Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
William J Perry, Brent Scowcroft, Charles D Ferguson