Opposition to B61 Threatens Nuclear Reductions, Deterrence

B61On Saturday in , AHS speaker Thomas Karako discussed how "the road to a sustainable deterrent is now threatened by misguided cuts to the life extension program (LEP) to the B61 nuclear bomb:"

"Opponents of modernization impede President’ Obama’s goal of a smaller stockpile with fewer types of nuclear weapons... A smaller force of refurbished bombs will decrease risk, increase safety, enhance deterrence, and enable substantial reductions of both weapons and quantity of nuclear material."