Accession Number:

AD1018129

Title:

Loose Words, Not Nukes: The Impact of U.S. Nuclear Force Structure Debate on NATO Perceptions of Extended Deterrence

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Air War College Maxwell AFB United States

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Report Date:

2012-02-15

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

America appears poised to redefine its extended deterrent commitment to NATO. This paper evaluates a selection of U.S. signals surrounding the slow-burning debate on the future of Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons NSNW in Europe to determine a prevailing European understanding of the American NSNW policy preference.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE