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Is the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review as bad as the critics claim it is?

In February 2018, the Trump administration released the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), which seeks to ensure that the United States will continue to maintain a safe, secure, and effective deterrent ... read more

Addressing Fears About the Nuclear Posture Review and Limited Nuclear Use

If you believe the critics of the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, that’s exactly what would happen. In addition, these critics charge that even the review’s proposal to modify some Trident II warheads to ... read more

Continuity and change in the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review

The 49-page 2010 report on the Obama Nuclear Posture Review was the most substantive write-up that any administration had published. The Trump team issued an even longer (75-page) report on its NPR. ... read more

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A Pentagon chart misleadingly suggests the U.S. is falling behind in a nuclear arms race

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, in remarks to the House Armed Services Committee, Feb. 6, 2018 A former colleague suggested that a chart published in the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review ... read more


Nuclear Posture Review draft leaks; new weapons coming amid strategic shift

WASHINGTON — A leaked copy of the Pentagon’s upcoming Nuclear Posture Review calls for the development of a new ... “If deterrence is holding at risk what the bad guy values, why is it a bad idea to ... read more

The Nuclear Posture Review: The World Will Not Surive the American Neoconservatives' Doctrine of US World Hegemony

As if that is not enough, also released today is the Pentagon's new Nuclear Posture Review. A nuclear posture review specifies a country's attitude toward nuclear weapons and their use. In past ... read more

US Begins Production of Low-Yield Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Warhead

The new warhead was identified by the Trump administration as a key new nuclear capability in its 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR ... Specifically, one of the main concerns among critics is that the ... read more

The experts on the new Nuclear Posture Review

The Trump administration has officially rolled out its new Nuclear Posture Review after weeks of commentary and analysis of a leaked version of the review. Much of this pre-release comment focused on ... read more

US to loosen nuclear weapons constraints and develop more 'usable' warheads

Jon Wolfsthal, who was special assistant to Barack Obama on arms control and nonproliferation, said the new nuclear posture review prepared by the Pentagon ... “But it’s still bad.” “What I’ve been ... read more

Will the upcoming Missile Defense Review maintain the current course or plot a new direction?

First came the National Security Strategy (NSS), then the National Defense Strategy (NDS), followed by the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR ... and North Korean ballistic missile threats.” And the 2018 NPR ... read more

The Discrimination Problem: Why Putting Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons on Submarines Is So Dangerous

The United States has the most diverse and potent nuclear force on the planet, capable of deterring and, if necessary, defeating and destroying any military and any nation on earth. The Trump ... read more

Nuclear Posture Review puts Russia firmly in crosshairs

But thematically, it is hard not to notice a major shift from the 2010 NPR, which emphasized the goal of reducing nuclear stockpiles worldwide through American leadership, and the 2018 version ... ... read more



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