Mattis Defends Trump Administration’s Call for Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons

Defense Secretary James Mattis called Moscow’s strategy of threatening to use low-yield nuclear weapons to get its way “bellicose and cavalier,” and he said the administration’s plan to develop America’s own low-yield nuclear weapons and deploy them on submarines would checkmate the Kremlin. Mattis, speaking to the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee Wednesday, said having a … Continue reading Mattis Defends Trump Administration’s Call for Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons