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  1. I actually don’t see much problem with this. Maintain a small ICBM force on land, but modernize and concentrate the real deterrent in our submarines. They’re virtually invulnerable; let’s continue to keep them that way. After all, the emerging threat is a small rogue or terrorist nation getting a hold of a (or several) nukes and using them in a terrorist attack. Merely park a Trident off that country’s coast and inform them that if any attack happens, your country will became a sheet of glass.

  2. Obama Mulls 80 Percent Disarmament of Nuclear Arsenal

    The Obama administration is weighing options for sharp new cuts to the U.S. nuclear force, including a reduction of up to 80 percent in the number of deployed weapons, The Associated Press has learned.

    Even the most modest option now under consideration would be an historic and politically bold disarmament step in a presidential election year, although the plan is in line with President Barack Obama’s 2009 pledge to pursue the elimination of nuclear weapons.

    No final decision has been made, but the administration is considering at least three options for lower total numbers of deployed strategic nuclear weapons cutting to: 1,000 to 1,100; 700 to 800, and 300 to 400, according to a former government official and a congressional staffer. Both spoke on condition of anonymity in order to reveal internal administration deliberations.

    Read more on Newsmax.com: Obama Mulls 80 Percent Disarmament of Nuclear Arsenal
    http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/obama-Nuclear-Weapons-reductions/2012/02/14/id/429403?s=al&promo_code=E2D3-1

    80% leaves me very uneasy.

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