How to Make the Nuclear Button Safer

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How to Make the Nuclear Button Safer

By Michael Krepon

WASHINGTON — As we mark the centenary of the United States’ entry into World War I, I recall the words of a participant in the Versailles Treaty, which ended that conflict. “This isn’t a treaty of peace,” the American diplomat William Bullitt declared. “I can see at least 11 wars in it.” The world once again seems to be preparing for war: a wider conflict in Syria, greater friction with Russia and possible military action on the Korean Peninsula.

Read the full article in The New York Times.

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Michael Krepon is Co-founder of the Stimson Center.

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