For decades, national security and health experts have warned of the risks of global threats that are simply too big for one country to handle, such as disease pandemics, climate change, and nuclear war. For many years, the response of our national and global leaders has fallen short.
The Trump administration’s excessive strategy to replace nearly the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal at roughly the same time is a ticking budget time bomb, even at historically high levels of national defense spending.
The Trump administration is seeking larger increases to U.S. nuclear weapons than envisioned earlier.
The Trump administration is seeking to adapt existing missile defense systems to defeat longer-range targets.
Republicans rejected many House Democratic efforts to limit U.S. nuclear weapons spending.
NRC Will Not Require Drone Defenses
Washington hopes to include China in future nuclear arms control talks.
Join Kingston Reif and Thomas Countryman for a members-only briefing on the future of the New START agreement between the United States and Russia.