Bush's New Nuclear Push

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Bush wants mini-nukes

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Although President George W. Bush spends endless hours trying to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, his Administration isn't above creating a few itself. The Pentagon is hard at work pushing to develop the first new class of U.S. nukes since the end of the cold war. Two plans are on the table: retooling existing warheads into atomic sledgehammers capable of destroying bunkers beneath 300 meters of rock, and designing new mini-size nukes ideal for targeting stockpiles of biological...

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