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Trump wants to make nuclear weapons easier to use - and that should frighten everyone

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HuffPost has published a leaked, January 2018 draft of the Trump administration's Nuclear Posture Review, due out in February.
While the document echoes the Obama administration's nuclear modernization plan, it contains major differences and is laced with "dark perspective."
One reversal is a push for additional "flexible" and "low-yield" nuclear weapons in the US arsenal.
This shift could make nuclear weapons easier to use in combat, spur nuclear proliferation, lead to grave miscalculations, and increase the risk of atomic warfare.
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