If you missed the press conference where the new Nuclear Posture Review was rolled out earlier on Friday February 2, you can watch a recording of the event at the Pentagon.
The main role of the Nuclear Posture Review, or NPR, is to assess the threat environment, outline nuclear deterrence policy and strategy for the next 5-to-10 years, and align the country’s nuclear forces accordingly. Since the end of the Cold War, each administration has conducted its own NPR, but the process and the scope of the reviews were different in all three cases.
After the rollout, acting Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Anita E. Friedt, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John C. Rood, and Acting Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administration Administrator Steve Erhart answered questions from reporters.
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