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Unformatted text preview: n a strong and credible strategic deterrent while safely pursuing a onethird reduction in deployed nuclear weapons from the level established in the New START Treaty. ” Id. at 6.¶ And we know now for sure that all the Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) systems that Obama is currently in the process of deploying in Europe, Asia, and the United States , on land, at sea and perhaps in Outer Space are designed to provide the United States with a strategic, offensive, first strike nuclear war fighting capability against Russia and China and Iran and North Korea and Syria for starters. The latter three because the United States has taken the position that they are not in compliance with their obligations under the Nuclear NonProliferation Treaty: “…the United States has relied increasingly on nonnuclear elements to strengthen regional security architectures, including a forward U.S. conventional presence and effective theater ballistic missile defenses…” Id. at 9. ¶ So the United States government is currently preparing to launch...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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