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Special Report: in Modernizing Nuclear Arsenal, U.S. Stokes New Arms Race | US News

By the time Obama left office in January 2017, the risk of Armageddon hadn’t receded. Instead, Washington was well along in a modernization program that is making nearly all of its nuclear weapons more accurate and deadly.

And Russia was doing the same: Its weapons badly degraded from neglect after the Cold War, Moscow had begun its own modernization years earlier under President Vladimir Putin. It built new, more powerful ICBMs, and developed a series of tactical nuclear weapons.

Source: Special Report: in Modernizing Nuclear Arsenal, U.S. Stokes New Arms Race | Top News | US News

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