Commentary | 09 December 2009

The vital place of nuclear weapons in 21st century US national security strategy

Kevin Rudd launched the report of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament in Tokyo on 15 December. In this publication Franklin C. Miller, a former senior US government official with extensive involvement in nuclear policy making over five Administrations, makes the case for the United States maintaining a strong, safe and credible nuclear deterrent in the 21st century.The Lowy Institute is pleased to issue this Perspective as one of a series of views on nuclear policy. 

Franklin C. Miller

  • Franklin C. Miller

Kevin Rudd launched the report of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament in Tokyo on 15 December. In this publication Franklin C. Miller, a former senior US government official with extensive involvement in nuclear policy making over five Administrations, makes the case for the United States maintaining a strong, safe and credible nuclear deterrent in the 21st century.The Lowy Institute is pleased to issue this Perspective as one of a series of views on nuclear policy. 

Franklin C. Miller

  • Franklin C. Miller