US reviewed plans to use nuclear weapons on North Korea in 2017

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September
14

The United States reviewed plans to strike North Korea with as many as 80 nuclear weapons and updated leadership strike plans during the first year of Trump’s presidency, according to veteran journalist Bob Woodward’s new book, “Rage.” Woodward’s book reveals …

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What Is Trump’s New Nuclear Weapon?

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September
13

In a series of interviews, President Donald Trump told Bob Woodward that he had built a new nuclear weapon system “nobody’s ever had.” However, the complexity of nuclear weapon design makes it virtually impossible for a new nuclear weapon system …

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Nuclear weapons remain an existential threat

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September
11

Seventy-five years ago, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, bringing an end to World War II and sounding a warning about the devastating power of nuclear weapons. Remarkably, we have managed to avoid using these weapons …

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China’s Nuclear Buildup Changes Balance of Power

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September
10

It wouldn’t be a new cold war without an accelerating nuclear arms race. The Pentagon reported last week that China is undertaking a significant nuclear buildup, which will double the size of its arsenal by 2030. That development isn’t surprising, …

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Trump disclosed secret weapons system to Woodward: book

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September
10

President Trump bragged about a supposedly secret nuclear weapons system in an interview with Bob Woodward, according to excerpts from the veteran journalist’s new book. Trump discussed the weapons system while reflecting on how close the United States and North …

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The great debate over Russian nuclear doctrine

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September
8

The great debate among U.S. analysts over Russian nuclear doctrine, and how worrisome its threat may be, finally has been resolved — and the hawks win. During the Cold War decades and afterwards, military “hawks” and “doves” argued over Russian …

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