Opinion: Biden should do more to prevent the accidental launch of nuclear weapons. Here’s how.

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Sen. Sam Nunn, distinguished professor of the practice and namesake of the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, wrote a commentary in The Washington Post on accidental nuclear missile launches . The article was published Nov. 17, 2021.

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The risk that a leader will make a terrible decision to use nuclear weapons, or that a terrorist could get one, is growing. Nuclear-armed countries are allowing communications channels to atrophy. Our nuclear weapons and warning systems are facing new cyber-threats. Advances in military technology are proving destabilizing. Nuclear materials and nuclear know-how are spreading. And nuclear states are allowing arms control to wither.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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