Both sides can agree on US nuclear peril

Both sides can agree on US nuclear peril


“Unanimous” and “bipartisan” results are rare in Washington today. “America’s Strategic Posture,” the recent report from the Congressional Committee on United States Nuclear Capabilities and Defense Strategies, deserves these accolades. Directed by Madelyn Creedona senior Clinton And Obama administration official and former senator. Jon Kylea Republican, the commissioners prepared a 145-page report that deserves urgent consideration by anyone seeking a secure future for America.

The bottom line is that the United States faces “two peer nuclear adversaries” for the first time in a rapidly expanding threat environment. Maintaining and improving our nuclear deterrent against China and Russia will require considerable effort. Since the beginning of the nuclear age, Washington’s thinking, strategizing, and budgeting have considered only one significant nuclear threat. The capabilities of rogue states were not insignificant, and allies with nuclear capabilities were a plus, but the bipolar standoff with Moscow always mattered most. With China now forming a tripolar nuclear world, the calculations, strategy and nuclear hardware of bipolar deterrence are simply inadequate.

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