News Analysis: Trump's nuclear wake-up call could rekindle arms race with Russia - Xinhua

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's recent nuclear wake-up call has aroused alert and vigilance on the Russian side and could risk setting off a new Cold War-style nuclear arms race between Washington and Moscow, observers say.

StratCom chief Hyten: Nuclear arsenal should be modernized, not expanded - Omaha World-Herald

The United States has “fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity,” President Donald Trump said last week, and he wants to make sure the U.S. is at the “top of the pack” among the world's nuclear powers. He has bluntly criticized the treaty that sets the ...

President Trump Flunks Nuclear 101 - Center for Research on Globalization

President Donald Trump in an interview with Reuters today demonstrated an astounding lack of knowledge about basic nuclear weapons issues. According to Reuters Trump said he wanted to build up the US nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the “top of the ...

“Top of the Pack”: The Trump imperialist agenda - Liberation

“It would be wonderful, a dream would be that no country would have nukes, but if countries are going to have nukes, we're going to be at the top of the pack,” President Donald Trump said in an interview with Reuters correspondent Steve Holland on Feb. 23.

Trump's call for US nuclear supremacy raises questions - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump would like the US to be "at the top of the pack" when it comes to having nuclear weapons. The statement, in an interview with Reuters Thursday, left non-proliferation experts puzzled and concerned. The President ...

Russia Upgrading Nuclear Forces to Reach Cap Allowed by New START Treaty - Sputnik International

Russia is now upgrading its nuclear arsenal to the number allowed by the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), according to Franz Klintsevich, first deputy chairman of Russia's Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security. The treaty was ...

Empty Threat: Trump's Statements on US Nukes 'Leverage Against Russia' - Sputnik International

In a recent interview, United States President Donald Trump that that the key strategic agreement between the US and Russia is a "bad deal" and vowed to build up the US nuclear potential. 'Bad Deal'. US nuclear missile. © AP Photo/ Charlie Riedel.

Chuck Spinney warns that we're sleepwalking into a new arms race - Fabius Maximus website (blog)

Summary: One of the “an echo not a choice” aspects of the election was the war on Russia. Clinton's team was well-stocked with cheerleaders for restarting the cold war. Trump won, so we have an administration stocked with cheerleaders for restarting ...

Stephen Colbert Jokes That We're Entering A Cold War 'But Everyone's On Russia's Side' - UPROXX

It's been another long week in Trump's America, with more attacks on the media (FAKE NEWS!) and more bad news about Russian ties (SAD!). However, this week also brought us the 300th episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Friday night, ...

Stephen Colbert talks 'terrifying prospect' of Trump ramping up nuclear arsenal - EW.com

'It's like the Cold War all over again, but everyone's on Russia's side,' he joked. Derek Lawrence•@derekjlawrence. Posted on February 24, 2017 at 9:58pm EDT. Share · Tweet · Email. CBS. Friday marked Stephen Colbert's 300th episode of The Late Show ...