China’s nuclear expansion raises questions about how U.S. nuclear policy, deterrence, and arms control will operate in a world where China and Russia are likely to be U.S. nuclear peers.
In response to South Korean president Yoon Suk Yeol's remarks today, board chair Thomas Countryman said the costs and risks of nuclear weapons in South Korea would outweigh, by far, any perceived benefit.
For the second year, Congress deemed the president’s proposed national defense budget insufficient to counter growing inflation and rising security threats.
Since the end of the Cold War, every U.S. president has conducted an in-depth review of the nation's nuclear strategy.
The Biden administration’s Nuclear Posture Review focuses on China and Russia as the top U.S. adversaries.
Some senior Russian officials have discussed the potential use of tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine, according to reports. The United States and Russia will meet soon for a meeting of New START's Bilateral Consultative Commission. Majority of G20 condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine and nuclear threats.
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Some top U.S. defense officials oppose cutting funds for the new nuclear-armed sea-launched cruise missile.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal war on Ukraine, along with his implied threats of nuclear weapons use against any who would interfere, has raised the specter of nuclear conflict.