Trump Review Leans Toward Proposing Mini-nuke
Trump review leans toward proposing mini-nuke
The Trump administration is considering proposing smaller, more tactical nuclear weapons that would cause less damage than traditional thermonuclear bombs — a move that would give military commanders more options but could also make the use of atomic arms more likely.
A high-level panel created by President Donald Trump to evaluate the nuclear arsenal is reviewing various options for adding a more modern “low-yield” bomb, according to sources involved in the review, to further deter Russia, North Korea or other potential nuclear adversaries.
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Approval of such weapons — whether designed to be delivered by missile, aircraft or special forces — …