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By: John Raby on February 2, 2016
John Kasich said, yes, of course he would take nuclear missiles off hair trigger alert. Then he said de-alerting would be hard to accomplish given the huge size of the Pentagon bureaucracy.
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By: Will Thomas on February 2, 2016
When Will suggested investment in cybersecurity, infrastructure, diplomacy, and even conventional forces would be better than spending a trillion dollars on a new generation of nuclear weapons, Chris Christie made vague references to diplomacy and non-proliferation, then said his nuclear weapons priority is the Ohio-class submarine replacement program.
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By: David Erikson on February 2, 2016
Jeb discussed the Citizens United ruling.
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By: Sally on February 2, 2016
When Sally told Chris Christie we could repair our infrastructure with funds from cancelling the F-35 program if it weren't for the power of the military-industrial-congressional complex, the NJ governor said he would evaluate all federal programs. He also said he would fund infrastructure improvements by repatriating funds now held offshore.
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By: David Erikson on February 1, 2016
Asked about intervention, arms merchants and campaign finance reform, John Kasich said "faulty intelligence" was to blame in Iraq war vote. Democrats were at fault in Libya. And arms merchants don't influence congress. He doesn't like big money in politics.
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By: Kelly on January 25, 2016
After identifying herself as an Iraq war veteran, Kelly Dougherty asked Rand Paul about the role of private military contractors that profit from war and use their profits to lobby for more contracts. "Anybody who gets money from government in the form of a contract should be limited in what they can do to lobby to get more of our money," said Paul. "It would say in the contract, 'I agree not to lobby and give contributions to legislators.' I think you could limit special interests by contract, voluntary contract, when they do business with government."
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By: John and Lily on January 25, 2016
Martin O'Malley wants to reduce the number of nuclear weapons through multilateral negotiations. But at the same time, he supports "modernizing" the nuclear arsenal to "strengthen triad deterrence" and make nuclear weapons less vulnerable to cyber attacks.
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By: Will Thomas on January 23, 2016
Jeb Bush agrees that the goal of nuclear weapons abolition through multi-lateral negotiations is a worthy aspiration. But in the short term, he favors modernizing the nuclear triad and dealing with the dangers of nuclear proliferation.
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By: John Raby on January 22, 2016
Secretary Clinton said she would consider proposals to take nuclear missiles off hair trigger alert status. She acknowledged that the possibility of cyber-attacks triggering a false alarm is a serious concern.
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By: Curtis C. Smith on January 21, 2016
Ted Cruz defended the $1 trillion nuclear overhaul as necessary for U.S. security.
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