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Appeared in: Volume 12, Number 6
Published on: April 6, 2017
National Defense
Nuclear Deterrence: Still the Bedrock of US Security

The U.S. government must stay the course on plans to correct decades of underinvestment in its nuclear deterrent.

Ash Carter was Secretary of Defense in the Obama Administration from February 2015 to January 2017. This article is adapted from a speech he gave at the Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota in September 2016.
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