Pentagon Plan Calls for a $9 Billion Surge in Nuclear Spending by 2025

The Pentagon’s five-year nuclear weapons plan calls for requesting at least $167 billion through 2025 — building from the $29 billion sought for next year to $38 billion, according to previously undisclosed figures. The commitment includes research, development, procurement, sustainment and operations. It reflects a major boost to an effort started under President Barack Obama […]

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The Democratic stalemate

In the days since Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders decisively won the Nevada caucuses, the political commentariat has been treating him not merely as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination but as the presumptive nominee — with the socialist’s supporters ecstatic and just about everyone else in a full-on panic. But Tuesday night’s Charleston, South […]

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