Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Wikileaks Reveals Location Of European Nuclear Weapons

Soviet nuclear warheads under inspection. The US bombs in Europe are thought to date back to Cold War times (Photo: jenspie3)

Leaked Cables Reveal Location of European Nukes -- CBS News

Nuclear weapons residing in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium in late 2009 were a crucial chess piece in international disarmament negotiations, according to leaked U.S. diplomatic cables from the website Wikileaks.

In a conversation between U.S. Ambassador Philip D. Murphy and German National Security Advisor Christoph Heusgen reprinted in one cable, the two statesmen discussed German concerns about taking nuclear weapons out of the country.

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More News On Wikileaks Revealing The Location Of European Nuclear Weapons

Four European states host US nuclear bombs, WikiLeaks reveals -- EU Observer
NATO Nukes -- Arms Control Wonk
Wikileaks: nuclear weapons owned by U.S. stationed in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Turkey -- News KF
NATO condemns WikiLeaks release on tactical nukes -- Jerusalem Post/AP
Wikileaks memo confirms US nuclear weapons are in Holland -- Dutch News
WikiLeaks confirms presence of US nuclear arms in Netherlands -- Radio Free Europe
Wikileaks embarrasses the Netherlands too -- Radio Free Europe

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