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Senior US Military Official Issues Major Warning About ‘Nuclear Capability' of China and Russia

Added 04-21-21 01:45:03pm EST - “One of the country's top military leaders is warning that the US is falling behind its rivals in Russia and China in military preparedness.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Senior US Military Official Warns China and Russia Are Winning the Nuclear Weapon Modernization Race”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Amid calls from Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to reduce America’s reliance on nuclear weapons,  one of the country’s top military leaders said the U.S. needs to either modernize its arsenal or watch its rivals surpass it.

Adm. Charles Richard, who heads the U.S. Strategic Command, told a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday that the U.S. is “at risk of losing credibility in the eyes of our adversaries,” according to CNN.

The Biden administration is reviewing nuclear defense policy, as do all administrations. Warren said at the hearing that this review should “reduce the goal of nuclear weapons in our defense strategy.”

“I agree with that goal, and I think it is incompatible with that staggeringly high level of spending,” Warren said.

Russia is “aggressively engaged” in “conventional nuclear capability development and modernization, and are now roughly 80 percent complete while we are at zero,” Richard said. ‘

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