Russia Says New US Policy Could Allow Use of Nukes Even in Low-Intensity Conflicts – CNS

ussia hit out over the weekend at the Trump’s administration’s new Nuclear Posture Review, expressing concern that the document leaves open the option of using nuclear weapons even in response to a non-nuclear attack.

Moscow’s foreign ministry in a commentary called this a “de facto ‘unlimited’ approach to the use of nuclear weapons,” and suggested U.S. military planners could cite almost any use of military force as a pretext to mount a nuclear response.

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