The collapse of the USSR signaled a shift in dependence from conventional forces to strategic and non-strategic nuclear weaponry in the Russian Federation. The decade of growth experienced from 1999 is leading to a new paradigm of deterrence for the Russian Federation. This blog post explains the evolution of nuclear and whole-of-state strategic doctrine.
Deterring nuclear terrorism is possible, and U.S. officials are working hard to maintain and modernize the equipment needed to do so.
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