Smith urges anti-nuke advocates to focus on deterrence

By Tony Bertuca / November 18, 2020 at 4:58 PM
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) today said Democrats currently lack a winning national message and urged nuclear arms control advocates to focus more on the deterrence of war and less on eliminating the ultra-destructive U.S. arsenal. “We're losing this argument at the moment," he said during a virtual event hosted by the Ploughshares Fund. Smith, who noted Democrats lost 12 House seats and did not take a decisive majority in the Senate, said the party does not...

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