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Defense bill orders Biden nuclear briefing for Congress on probing allies
Congress would get a window into pleas from allies to the Biden administration not to change policy on the use of nuclear weapons under language in the new compromise defense policy bill.
The F-35 is one step closer to carrying nuclear bombs. What’s next?
Some disagree that nuclear-armed fighter jets are still a reliable deterrent in a post-Cold War world.
Debate on ‘no first use’ of nukes mushrooms in Washington
Five years after President Barack Obama turned back from declaring a “no first use” as U.S. policy for nuclear weapons, opponents say the Biden administration is considering it too, and warn that it risks alienating allies.
Warren, Smith introduce bill to bar US from using nuclear weapons first
Two key Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation Wednesday to ensure the U.S. does not fire nuclear weapons first in a potential future war.
Russia voices alarm at US increasing nukes in military planning
U.S. is lowering threshold for using nuclear weapons, returning to the concept of a "limited nuclear war," senior Russian official says.
By Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press