Key Issues Nuclear Weapons History Presidential Policies Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton

  Life: August 19, 1946
  In office: January 20, 1993 to January 20, 2001
  Party: Democrat


Nuclear Policy

On War

Reliance on NATO

Nuclear War without Capacity of Long Protracted War (1997)

On Deterrence

Strategic Triad- ICBMs, SLBMs, and ALCMs
  Second Strike Capability.

On Disarmament

Nunn-Lugar Framework

Treaties signed/ratified; Legislation passed

1995 Ballistic Missile Defense Act,
1996 START II,
1999 National Missile Defense Act
1996 Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

See Nuclear Events.