Posts tagged as US Strategic Command

The rising threat of nuclear war is the most urgent matter in the world

Thursday, April 22, 2021

US Strategic Command, the branch of the US military responsible for America’s nuclear arsenal, tweeted the following on Tuesday: “The spectrum of conflict today is neither linear nor predictable. We must account for the possibility of conflict leading to conditions which could very rapidly drive an adversary to consider nuclear use as their least bad option.” The statement, which STRATCOM called a “preview” of the Posture Statement it submits to…