The U.S. Navy has traditionally been circumspect with regard to the application of arms control to the maritime environment, a stance that has frustrated arms control proponents. The navy consensus seems to be that the best answer to arms control is to "Just Say No."
Siegel, Adam B.
""Just say No!" The U.S. Navy and Arms Control: A Misguided Policy?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 43
, Article 7.
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