In 2016, Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman Gen. Paul Selva noted at an event in Washington that the USA military needs smaller nuclear weapons that wouldn't cause massive casualties, reported Defense One.
The other is a nuclear-tipped cruise missile, a revival of a system that had been dropped from the arsenal in 2010. But it made tangible the growing fears that after decades of leaders trying to more safely control the world's nuclear arsenals, President Donald Trump has increased the possibility of those weapons being used.
This policy would see a focus on acquiring new types of nuclear weapons, with an eye toward more usable ones for limited nuclear wars. "To be clear, this is not meant to enable, nor does it enable, 'nuclear war-fighting.'" The draftsaid this would make the deployment of nuclear weapons "less likely".
According to the Journal, "Paying for all of the missile and bomber programs may be a challenge".
The Nuclear Posture Review, the quadrennial examination of the role of nuclear weapons in the US national security strategy, is basically a field manual for total nuclear annihilation.
The nuclear review states that the development of new, lower-yield nuclear weapons is not meant to enable "nuclear war-fighting" that would see the USA military using the weapons on the battlefield.
"Global threat conditions have worsened markedly" since the 2010 nuclear policy review, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis wrote in the document's introduction, a leaked version of which was published by the Huffington Post.
"If all you have is high-yield weapons to answer a low-yield attack, it's still a nuclear attack".
In the Pentagon's review, officials say the United States needs to develop similar weapons to expand its nuclear arsenal and "enhance deterrence by denying potential adversaries any mistaken confidence that limited nuclear employment can provide a useful advantage over the United States and its allies". The final version is due for release February 2.
The administration, however, would have us believe that America is falling behind in military capability.
But, it goes on, "the current environment makes further progress toward nuclear arms reductions in the near term extremely challenging".
Many critics disagree with these lines of thinking, but the proposals appear to have broad support within the Pentagon.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders continues to slice 'em and dice 'em - fake news stories, that is. Trump would not say whether he has ever spoken to Kim, whom he has mocked as "Little Rocket Man".
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Birthday girl Kerber sets up Sharapova clash
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Democrats need just one vote to save net neutrality
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Detroit man deported to Mexico after 30 years in US
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Ashleigh Barty vs Angelique Kerber
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Tech giants' net neutrality legal challenge
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