Experts Say

Why Congress should refuse to fund the NPRís new nuclear weapons


February 7, 2018
By Lawrence J Korb

When the Huffington Post first published a pre-decisional draft of President Trumpís Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) on January 11, many nuclear experts from across the political spectrum and from inside and outside government expressed concerns. They felt that the NPR would reverse almost a half century of progress toward lowering the prospects of a nuclear conflict and actually provoke a new arms race. These experts hoped that by speaking out against the draft, the grownups on the Trump national security team would modify the actual NPR.
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