Getting to Zero

Mendelsohn, Jack
November 2008
Defense Monitor;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p5
The article discusses the possibility of nuclear abolition in the U.S. It states that since a former senior government official published the editorial "A World Free of Nuclear Weapons," it has accordingly become possible and fashionable to discuss a nuclear weapon-free world. However, it claims that a world without nuclear weapons cannot be attained without profound revisions to existing policies and programs of the country.


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