February 26, 2018 Nuclear Posture Review: Continuities and Changes
This month, the Department of Defense released its evaluation of the state of U.S. nuclear forces and threats they will face in years ahead.
Monday, Feb 26, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Heritage Foundation
This month, the Department of Defense released its evaluation of the state of U.S. nuclear forces and threats they will face in years ahead. The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review outlines the rationale for a nuclear weapons modernization program and steps the nation must take to keep U.S. nuclear weapons safe, secure, reliable, and effective.
Join us as David J. Trachtenberg, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, discusses the implications of the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review, what role our nuclear deterrent plays in support of U.S. national security policy goals, and how negative trends in the national security environment shape U.S. nuclear forces and policy in the years ahead.
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