Implementing the Nuclear Posture Review: The Impact on Russia

  • Alexander G. Saveliev
Part of the Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies book series (ISSIP)


Russian interest in the 2002 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) is not just theoretical; it is also based on practical politics. This chapter examines both aspects of the Russian analysis of and response to the NPR. It also describes some of the security concepts and challenges that face Russia today and in the future.


Nuclear Weapon Nuclear Force North Atlantic Treaty Organization Ballistic Missile Security Concept 
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