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What does TNW stand for?

TNW stands for Tactical Nuclear Weapon

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had limited diplomatic means to pressure the Soviets to remove these tactical nuclear weapons and was resigned to allowing them to remain in Cuban hands.
Mikoyan was concerned at Castro's erratic behaviour during a diplomatic visit that he wrote back to Moscow that they must urgently take back the remaining bombs, and tried to cite a non-existent Soviet law that bans the transfer of tactical nuclear weapons to other countries, the paper said.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The plan did not consider the presence of tactical nuclear weapons in Soviet hands and the commitment to use them in case of an U.
Meanwhile, as has been noted by, among others, Heritage Foundation President Ed Feulner, we have just found out via the media that "the Russians were moving tactical nuclear weapons closer to our NATO allies.
Jim Risch, who submitted a failed amendment to insert a mention of tactical nuclear weapons in the preamble.
Opponents also argued that Russia enjoys a numerical advantage in shorter-range tactical nuclear weapons, which are not addressed in the treaty.
South Korean Defense Ministry on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of bringing back US tactical nuclear weapons on its territory, which it said would contradict the strenuous efforts made so far to persuade North Korea to end its nuclear development, local media reported.