Thinking four steps ahead is as presidential as exhibiting strength.
Trump will bargain away nuclear forces we don’t need in exchange for conventional strength.
Civilian control of the military
Reducing our nuclear capabilities would magnify the role of nuclear weapons in the strategy of our adversaries
The US has delayed or stopped any nuclear modernization effort. Is this a good thing?
North Korea could be a very real missile threat, but some are advocating a pullout of U.S. pullout from its Southern counterpart.
‘If we have them, why can’t we use them?’
When looked at in total, the U.S. deterrent force has many multiple strengths but also weaknesses.
The Cold War was won through strength and deterrence
What future U.S. Senate is going to approve a treaty where the USA ends up behind the nuclear 8-ball?
Why Iran’s boat seizure matters
‘North Korea has played the U.S. time and time again’
‘This H-bomb test brings us to a higher level of nuclear power’
Experts not convinced
‘I really want an Islamic buyer because they will bomb the Americans’
The submarine can hit anywhere in the United States
Whatever one believes, the fight over nuclear modernization must be taken seriously.
If Iran gets the bomb on the president’s watch, an arms race could follow.