STRATCOM Cancels Controversial Preemption Strike Plan

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By Hans M. Kristensen
http://www.fas.org/
July 25, 2008

The U.S. military has canceled a controversial war plan designed to strike adversaries promptly – even preemptively – with conventional and nuclear weapons. The strike plan was known as Concept Plan (CONPLAN) 8022 and first entered into effect in the summer of 2004 to provide the president with a prompt, global strike capability against time-urgent and mobile targets.

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