ABSTRACT

National Security Decision Directive 33: U.S. Approach to START Negotiations   [open pdf - 477KB]

Alternate Title: NSDD 33: U.S. Approach to START Negotiations

National Security Decision Directive 33 set forth an approach to achieve the U.S. goal of "[enhancing] deterrence and [achieving] stability through significant reductions in the most destabilizing systems, ballistic missiles, and especially ICBMs [intercontinental ballistic missiles], while maintaining and overall level of strategic nuclear capability sufficient to deter conflict, underwrite our national security, and meet our commitments to Allies and friends."

Report Number:
National Security Decision Directive 33; NSDD 33
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Date:
1982-05-14
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Public Domain
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Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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