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Nuclear cuts, supported by 56% of Americans, make the world safer

Lasrick (2629253) writes | about a year and a half ago

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Lasrick (2629253) writes "Kingston Reif of the Nukes of Hazard blog writes about nuclear arms reductions are back in the news, thanks to President Obama's State of the Union address and now also a Gallup poll that shows 56% of Americans support U.S.-Russian reductions (http://www.gallup.com/poll/161198/favor-russian-nuclear-arms-reductions.aspx). "A recent report by the Center for Public Integrity revealed that senior Obama administration officials believe the United States can reduce its arsenal of deployed strategic warheads to between 1,000 and 1,100 without harming national security. Those numbers would put the total below levels called for by New START..." Congressional Republicans of course are against those cuts; Reif lays out why the cuts would make the US and the world safer."
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