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Obama Administration Explores New 'Fast Strike' Missiles

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First Posted: 06/22/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:15 PM ET

New York Times:

WASHINGTON -- In coming years, President Obama will decide whether to deploy a new class of weapons capable of reaching any corner of the earth from the United States in under an hour and with such accuracy and force that they would greatly diminish America's reliance on its nuclear arsenal.

Yet even now, concerns about the technology are so strong that the Obama administration has acceded to a demand by Russia that the United States decommission one nuclear missile for every one of these conventional weapons fielded by the Pentagon.

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