Pope Francis and the US bishops are correct: We cannot engage in a new nuclear arms race

David Cortright, director of policy studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, examines the Trump administration’s nuclear disarmament policy and its potential repercussions in an America op-ed.

“For decades, the United States maintained a de facto freeze on the production of new nuclear bombs, but the White House is now moving ahead with funding for so-called low-yield nuclear warheads, which are designed to be more usable in military hostilities.”

Originally published at americamagazine.org on April 16, 2020.

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