The U.S. Nuclear War Plan
A Time for Change
The attached PowerPoint file was presented on June 18, 2001, by Robert S. Norris of NRDC's nuclear program at the Carnegie International Non-Proliferation Conference in Washington, DC.
The presentation summarizes NRDC's conclusions and recommendations regarding the SIOP, or Single Integrated Operational Plan, the U.S. nuclear war plan that remains in force more than a decade after the end of the Cold War.
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PowerPoint File (78k): Abolishing the U.S. Nuclear War Plan
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