On February 2, the Pentagon rolled out the unclassified version of the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review. The 2018 document contains significant changes over the last NPR, which was completed in 2010. The Bulletin will be publishing analyses of the NPR document itself and how it might be implemented.
Here’s what you need to know:
Rachel Bronson, president and CEO, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Wasteful old thinking for a dangerous new age
Sharon Squassoni, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board member; research professor, George Washington University
More is less
Lawrence J. Korb, senior fellow, Center for American Progress Why Congress should refuse to fund the NPR’s new nuclear weapons
Hans M. Kristensen, director, Nuclear Information Project Federation of American Scientists; co-author of the Bulletin’s Nuclear Notebook
The Nuclear Posture Review and the US nuclear arsenal
Alicia Sanders-Zakre, research assistant, Arms Control Association
Why we should reject Trump’s dangerous nuclear plan
Striking a prudent balance: Obama’s Nuclear Posture Review
Barry M. Blechman
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