13 Sep '17, 4pm

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. will keep its nuclear triad for deterrence.

Mattis was at Minot to talk to the missileers and bomber crews here to identify what readiness issues they are facing and what they think should be addressed as part of the Pentagon’s nuclear posture review. The review, directed by President Donald Trump in January, is assessing each element of the triad to see what needs to change to keep U.S. deterrent capabilities ahead of emerging threats.

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