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Stimson Center cited in 7SUR7 on nuclear bombs in Europe

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The US think tank Stimson Center recommended that the administration of President Barack Obama to give up to acquire the new version of the B-61 nuclear bombs deployed in Europe – including Belgium – and to withdraw such weapons “immediately” the Old Continent in a recent report.

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Citing cost issues and the risks posed by the stockpiling – Belgian base at Kleine-Brogel (Limburg) who would welcome a score, according to experts was the subject of several intrusions in the past – the report of the Stimson Center, a “think tank” based apolitical Washington, recommends abandoning the purchase of some 240 bombs-away modernized by fighter-bombers and the withdrawal “immediate” weapons deployed in Europe. These measures allow the United States to save six billion dollars, according to the authors Barry Blechman and Laicie Heeley.

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