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Obama has rejected the Pentagon’s first draft of the “nuclear posture review” as being too timid, and has called for a range of more far-reaching options consistent with his goal of eventually abolishing nuclear weapons altogether, according to European officials. Those options include: • Reconfiguring the US nuclear force to allow for an arsenal measured in hundreds rather than thousands of deployed strategic warheads. • Redrafting nuclear doctrine to narrow the range of conditions under which the US would use nuclear weapons. • Exploring ways of guaranteeing the future reliability of nuclear weapons without testing or producing a new generation of warheads.