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Talk About ‘Little Nukes’ Is Cover For Lacking A Foreign Policy Strategy

By The Federalist ● Tom Nicols ● 09/11/2017


Return to the development of nuclear weaponry in defense planning, which has been signaled by the Trump administration as a possibility, would be a strategic regression inapposite to the modern era. What Trump’s proposing is not a strategy, but rather a placeholder for an administration that has not yet developed one.

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