[Strategic Intel] U.S. to loosen nuclear weapons constraints; develop new low-yield weapons

The Trump administration is moving to loosen the constraints on the use of nuclear weapons while also committing to the development of a new generation of low-yield nukes for Trident ICBMs The change in policy is a significant break from the Obama administration, according to Jon Wolfsthal, who was special assistant to Barack Obama on arms [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.