US discussed holding first nuclear test in decades citing threat from China, Russia: report

//US discussed holding first nuclear test in decades citing threat from China, Russia: report

US discussed holding first nuclear test in decades citing threat from China, Russia: report

President Donald Trump’s administration has discussed holding the first US nuclear test since 1992 as a potential warning to Russia and China, The Washington Post reported on Friday.Such a test would be a significant departure from US defence policy and dramatically up the ante for other nuclear-armed nations. One analyst told the newspaper that if it were to go ahead it would be seen as the “starting gun to an unprecedented nuclear arms race”.The report, citing one senior administration…

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