The U.S. Navy ballistic missile submarine USS Maryland (SSBN 738) arrives at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, Scotland (Faslane), March 16, 2018. (PHOTO: US Navy)
A US nuclear weapons surge in 2021 would have no strategic value

The Trump admin has reportedly expressed interest in deploying more nuclear weapons, a move that would only inflame tensions with US adversaries and allies.