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A nuclear weapon that could change everything: Don't allow low-yield atomic warheads to be deployed

New York Daily News

Since the creation of the atomic bomb nearly 75 years ago, scholars have offered only one major insight into how such weapons should change our thinking about national security. Sadly, the Trump administration is now ignoring that signal lesson of the nuclear era, by commencing production of a “low-yield” atomic warhead for submarine missiles, which could backfire by increasing the risk of a nuclear attack on the United States. The only hope is that Congress will prohibit deployment of this dangerously destabilizing weapon.

Research Topic: 
Nuclear Nonproliferation