The UK’s Guardian newspaper is reporting President Barack Obama wants the Pentagon to review the U.S.’s nuclear-weapons doctrine to prepare for deep cuts to the country’s nuclear arsenal. The report suggests The President rejected the Pentagon’s first draft of the review as being too timid, and not consistent with his goal of eventually abolishing nuclear weapons altogether.
We have been unable to confirm this report through U.S. sources.
- Obama revives debate about Hiroshima with envoy decision (independent.co.uk)
- Britain’s nuclear arsenal is 225 warheads, reveals William Hague (guardian.co.uk)
- UK discloses full nuclear arsenal (cnn.com)