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Reuters/Kim Hong - U.S. Air Force B-52 (C) flies over Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, January 10, 2016

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Long-range stand-off does not make sense, nor do its proposed numbers

May 26, 2016, Steven Pifer

Steven Pifer argues that, while much of the U.S. nuclear weapons modernization program make sense, the planned long-range standoff nuclear-armed cruise missile does not. He writes that the United States should shelf the LRSO, and use the funds budgeted for it to boost more important systems.

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