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Hello #EU citizens of #NATO countries, this affects you. Does anyone actually think Trump consulted european leaders about this? /jd

– '...The new nuclear policy is significantly more hawkish that the posture adopted by the Obama administration, which sought to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in US defence.

Arms control advocates have voiced alarm at the new proposal to make smaller, more “usable” nuclear weapons, arguing it makes a nuclear war more likely, especially in view of what they see as Donald Trump’s volatility and readiness to brandish the US arsenal in showdowns with the nation’s adversaries.

The NPR also expands the circumstances in which the US might use its nuclear arsenal, to include a response to a non-nuclear attack that caused mass casualties, or was aimed at critical infrastructure or nuclear command and control sites...'

theguardian.com/us-news/2018/j

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@jd this only confirms Chomsky's statement that "the republican party is the most dangerous organisation on the planet"