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What does NPR stand for?

NPR stands for Nuclear Posture Review


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The president's expected Nuclear Posture Review implementation study follows release of a "guidance" document from the Defense Department in early January that stated "it is possible that our deterrence goals can be achieved with a smaller nuclear force.
The seven studies include the National Security Strategy; Quadrennial Defense Review Report; The QDR in Perspective: Meeting America's National Security Needs in the 21st Century; Nuclear Posture Review Report; Ballistic Missile Defense Review Report; and NATO 2020: Assured Security; Dynamic Engagement.
Obama's Nuclear Posture Review was timed to coincide with the April 12-13 global nuclear security summit meeting hosted by Obama in Washington, during which most of the world leaders talked about curbing Iran's nuclear and regional ambitions.
Better relations with nuclear nations like Russia has been a success of the Obama administration, he added, but Iran, along with North Korea, as exceptions to the nuclear posture review because of their battles with the international community over their pursuit of nuclear capabilities, present different challenges.
In referring to the soon-to-be-released Nuclear Posture Review, Obama said in an interview with the paper that the United States would limit the conditions for the use of nuclear weapons, even for self-defense purposes.