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US: New nuclear weapons

Reuters (2/20/03) reported on plans for new generation US "The Bush administration plans a meeting this year to discuss possibly building a new generation of small nuclear weapons that could be used against hard-to-reach targets like underground bunkers, according to documents released by a nuclear disarmament advocacy group. The Los Alamos Study Group posted on its website the minutes from a 10 January Pentagon meeting that it said was called to plan a secret conference "to discuss what new nuclear weapons to build, how they might be tested...and how to sell the ideas to Congress and the American public." RH: We must wait to get definite information.

Ronald Hilton - 2/20/03