May 01, 1961
NOTE, 'US STRATEGIC ORIENTATIONS; CONSEQUENCES ON NATO STRATEGY'
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get citationThe document presents the argument that nuclear weapons can and should be employed even in cases where they are not absolutely necessary because the cost of developing and maintaining conventional weapons is too high. Therefore, NATO should consider raising its ‘nuclear threshold’ to allow more atomic weapons to be developed in Europe and in the United States."Note, 'US strategic orientations; consequences on NATO strategy'," May 01, 1961, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Istituto Luigi Sturzo, Archivio Giulio Andreotti, NATO Series, Box 161, Subseries 1, Folder 014.3. https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/155288