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Trump's nuclear strategy rekindles unresolved debates

Trump, Pence and Mattis outside the Pentagon
President Trump outside the Pentagon, with Vice President Pence and Secretary of Defense Mattis. Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images

The Trump administration last Friday released its Nuclear Posture Review, the first since President Obama's in 2010, raising three big questions.

Why it matters: The chances of nuclear weapons being used are the highest they've been since the Cuban missile crisis. Now is the time for a serious public debate before Congress and the Trump administration decide on a new policy.