FILE - In this April 21, 2011, file photo then-Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Gen. James Cartwright takes part in a news conference at the Pentagon. The Obama administration edges toward decisions that ... more 
FILE - In this April 21, 2011, file photo then-Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Gen. James Cartwright takes part in a news conference at the Pentagon. The Obama administration edges toward decisions that would shrink the U.S. nuclear arsenal, possibly to between 1,000 and 1,100 deployed long-range weapons. The coming decision reflects conclusions from an internal reassessment of the role of nuclear weapons in an age of terror, according to current and former officials. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) less 
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