Experts Say

US Plan to Remove Nuke Constraints May Shift View That Nuclear War 'Unthinkable'


January 11, 2018
By Arthur West

Arms control advocates have voiced their alarm at new proposal to make smaller, more usable nuclear weapons, stating it will increase the likelihood of nuclear war. Trump's new nuclear policy is significantly more hawkish than the posture adopted by the Obama administration, which sought to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in US defense.
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