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    Hair Trigger Alert: An Unnecessary Vestige of Cold War Confrontation

    In a May 2000 speech, George W. Bush says, "Preparation for quick launch - within minutes after warning of an attack - was the rule during the era of superpower rivalry. But today, for two nations at peace, keeping so many weapons on high alert may create unacceptable risks of accidental or unauthorized launch."

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