Is U.S. Nuclear Modernization Worth $1.2 Trillion?

Credit: U.S. Energy Department
The $1.2 trillion cost of modernizing the nation’s nuclear arsenal over the next 30 years has renewed debate about whether all of the Pentagon’s new programs are actually necessary. The Pentagon is in the midst of reviewing the U.S. nuclear weapons posture as it builds budgets for fiscal 2019 and...

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