Nuclear Issues

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In this Apr. 5, 2009 photo, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Hradcany square in Prague. "I state clearly and with conviction America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons."

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Policy Brief - Quarterly Journal: International Security

The Future of U.S. Nuclear Policy: The Case for No First Use

  • Michael S. Gerson
| February 2011

"NFU would provide the United States with important political benefits in its efforts to lead the nonproliferation regime and encourage greater international support for nonproliferation initiatives. Many nonnuclear member states of the Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) often base their lack of support for U.S.-led multilateral nonproliferation initiatives on the grounds that the United States has not done enough to fulfill its obligation to Article 6 of the NPT, which commits the declared nuclear states to disarmament."