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Conflicting Views on Nuclear Security in House Armed Services Committee

| May 21, 2014

"Funding U.S. programs that enhance nuclear security has been a controversial issue this year in Congress. The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) recently released its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015. The results are a mixed bag on the nuclear security front. The committee proposes picking up some of the slack the Obama administration left for nonproliferation programs — increasing the administration’s request by $10 million overall — but it also slashed a key nuclear security effort and called for putting all nuclear security cooperation with Russia on hold..."

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For Academic Citation: Roth, Nickolas.“Conflicting Views on Nuclear Security in House Armed Services Committee.” Nuclear Security Matters, May 21, 2014.