Key Issues Nuclear
Weapons History Presidential
Policies Richard Nixon
President Richard M. Nixon
Refined JFK’s Flexible
sought the capacity for limited nuclear war.
Called the “Schlesinger
Secretary of Defense Schlesinger’s speech to the press, but derived
from Kissinger’s NSDM 242.
Kissinger memo #1
Kissinger memo #2
Strategic Triad- ICBMs, SLBMs, and ALCMs
Second Strike Capability.
US Credibility and Defense
1971 Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities
of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies
Agreement on Measures to Reduce the Risk of Outbreak of Nuclear
Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons
and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Seabed and the Ocean
Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof (Sea Bed Treaty)
Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty
SALT Accord Interim Agreement on Strategic Offensive Arms
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