Catalytic Diplomacy

Note to Trying Again with Putin

E-mails of January 12, 2001. Steve said: “I think this is a fine idea. Many of the folks who have been pushing for deeper reductions in nuclear forces envision basing the U.S. largely or entirely on subs, and the number you suggest—ten—is just right, partly because they could be based entirely at one port, thereby saving a lot of money.”

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