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Congress would get a window into pleas from allies to the Biden administration not to change policy on the use of nuclear weapons under language in the new compromise defense policy bill.
Five years after President Barack Obama turned back from declaring a “no first use” as U.S. policy for nuclear weapons, opponents say the Biden administration is considering it too, and warn that it risks alienating allies.
Two key Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation Wednesday to ensure the U.S. does not fire nuclear weapons first in a potential future war.
U.S. is lowering threshold for using nuclear weapons, returning to the concept of a "limited nuclear war," senior Russian official says.
By Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press