Elder Statesmen Call for an End to Nuclear Deterrence

George Schultz, Berlin, 2009The US Elder Statesmen George Schultz, Henry Kissinger, Edward Perry and Sam Nunn argue in their third op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on March 7, 2011 that the doctrine of mutual assured destruction is obsolete in the post-Cold War era. They ask “Can we devise and successfully implement with other nations, including other nuclear powers, careful, cooperative concepts to safely dismount the nuclear tiger while strengthening the capacity to assure our security and that of allies and other countries considered essential to our national security?”

Read the op-ed here

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