Dealing with movement toward a nuclear weapons ban treaty will be among the most important issues facing the Trump administration and key U.S. allies in Europe and Asia.
The nature of contemporary nuclear risk has evolved.
Nuclear deterrence is a blunt instrument that cannot be tailored to evoke particular responses in particular situations.
The president declares the United States must be “top of the pack” in nuclear weapons.
Rep. Ted W. Lieu (D-Calif.) and Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced legislation that would prohibit the president from launching nuclear weapons without first having Congress expressly authorize such a strike.
Statement by Kingston Reif and Daryl Kimball
Do his 23 words foreshadow a fundamental shift from reducing nuclear arsenals?
Officials considered actions such as implementing a no-first-use policy and reductions in nondeployed warheads.