This article was originally published at Defusing the Nuclear Threat [...]
NAPF Associate Steven Starr writes a counter-point to Pavel Podvig's article in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists regarding the gravity of U.S. and NATO missile defense plans in Europe.
This letter to President Obama was signed by 33 members of the House of Representatives. It asks the president to veto the National Defense Authorization Act if it includes provisions to restrict nuclear weapon reductions.
Recent U.S. decisions to deploy an integrated missile defense system in Europe, coupled with the continued expansion of NATO and its military activities, have created increasingly sharp divisions and distrust between the United States and Russia.