This Adelphi book argues that the US need not replicate its Cold War triad to achieve credible and reliable deterrence.

Figure 6: US strategic nuclear weapons, 1960–90
Figure 7: US strategic nuclear forces, 1991–2016

Dr James E. Doyle formerly a specialist in the Nuclear Nonproliferation Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory, focuses on strategic planning and policy development in the field of nuclear weapons.

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