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May 2, 2018

Changing World Situation Requires Resilient Nuclear Posture, DoD Official Says

The deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said that the world has changed and America’s nuclear strategy has to change as well, while speaking at a Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies seminar on Capitol Hill.

March 22, 2018

Nuclear Enterprise as Important as Ever, DoD Officials Tell Congress

The nation’s nuclear deterrence enterprise remains as important as ever in light of the return of superpower competition and rogue nation threats presented by North Korea and Iran, senior Defense Department officials said.

March 6, 2018

Vice Chairman Highlights Importance of Nuclear Deterrence

The recent Nuclear Posture Review makes it clear the U.S. can match any nuclear threat, including that of a low-yield nuclear weapon, and will respond in kind to threats, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Washington, D.C.

Feb. 26, 2018

Nuclear Posture Review Looks to Deter War, Policy Chief Says

The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review seeks to ensure deterrence will not fail, thus preventing nuclear weapons from being used in war, the deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said.

Feb. 16, 2018

Policy Official: Posture Review Emphasizes Capabilities, Deters Use of Nukes

The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review emphasizes the capabilities needed to correct adversary miscalculations, and in doing so, it deters the use of nuclear weapons, the deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said.

Feb. 13, 2018

Nuclear Posture Review Addresses Reality of Current Threats, DoD Official Says

The recently released Nuclear Posture Review is grounded in a “realistic assessment” of the current security environment, and tailored to deter threats and reassure allies, the deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said.

Feb. 1, 2018

Pentagon Official: Nuclear Posture Review Calls for Credible Deterrent

The Nuclear Posture Review slated for rollout at the Pentagon requires an investment in a "credible nuclear deterrent with diverse capabilities,” a Defense Department spokesperson said.

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