US and European legislators – should nuclear weapons deployment be expanded in Europe?
This article first appeared on the Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) website on 12 February 2015.
- US legislators call for nukes to new NATO countries.
- NATO parliamentarians oppose.
- Joint letter from NATO parliamentarians to President Obama.
In response to the conflict between Russia and the West there have been influential voices pushing for a stronger role for nuclear weapons, including proposals to deploy additional nuclear weapons in NATO countries.