Time to Cut America's Nuclear Triad

Time to Cut America's Nuclear Triad

The United States no longer needs such an expensive insurance policy.

In 2009 President Obama laid out an ambitious vision of a world free of nuclear weapons. Today his administration is slated to invest a trillion dollars to rebuild the arsenal for the next fifty years. As Obama enters his last year in office, it is time to change course.

Tom Z. Collina is the Policy Director at Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation in Washington DC, where Will Saetren is a Roger Hale Fellow.

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