lower-yield nuclear weapons

Senators Reject Call for New Nuclear Weapons, Ending Nuclear Testing Ban

Senators Reject Call for New Nuclear Weapons, Ending Nuclear Testing Ban

Senator Dianne Feinstein joined with 12 Senate colleagues demanding the Defense and Energy departments reject a recent Pentagon report that called for new “limited-use” nuclear weapons and suggested ending the nuclear testing ban.

There’s no such thing as ‘limited’ nuclear war

There’s no such thing as ‘limited’ nuclear war

A Pentagon advisory committee is pushing the new administration to consider developing lower-yield "tactical" nuclear weapons. Former Secretary of Defense William Perry explains why the notion of "limited" nuclear war is like playing nuclear Russian roulette.