Trump appears likely to continue Obama's path on nuclear modernization

By Rachel Cohen / November 11, 2016 at 10:45 AM
[ Editor's note: This story has been changed to reflect the accurate Pentagon cost estimate. ] Nuclear weapons experts in Washington are scrambling to decipher how President-elect Donald Trump's administration might approach the current effort to modernize the nuclear triad, two days after the unlikely Republican nominee won the Nov. 8 general election. Trump "will ensure our strategic nuclear triad is modernized to ensure it continues to be an effective deterrent," according to Trump's transition website, following...

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