Other arguments for a positive association between the spread of survivable nuclear forces
and international stability appear in Martin Van Creveld, Nuclear Proliferation and the Future of Conflict (New York: The Free Press, 1993).
- India accords high priority for developing effective and survivable nuclear forces
based on a triad in keeping with the objectives outlined above.
Over the next 10 years the United States intends to maintain survivable nuclear forces
that are sufficient to retain superiority in the eyes of potentially hostile foreign powers.