The Trump administration’s nuclear plans raise troubling questions about the role of machines in deciding humanity’s fate in a future nuclear showdown.
An oversight official raises concerns about the U.S. ability to modernize its nuclear forces on time and on budget.
The Trump administration is seeking to cut funds to cooperative threat reduction activities by 36 percent.
Court Ends Final Bid to Save MOX Program
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.
Not much time remains for extending New START, says Russia. The United States has yet to issue a decision regarding the future of the accord, while administration officials give conflicting remarks about bringing in China to an arms control agreement. The United States and Russia met in Vienna in January to talk about strategic security.
Republicans rejected many House Democratic efforts to limit U.S. nuclear weapons spending.
NRC Will Not Require Drone Defenses