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  1. Nuclear weapon

    Donald Trump Proposes Expansion of Nuclear Arsenal

    He’s broaching explosive topics. Trump tweeted yesterday that America should step up its nuclear capability, just hours after Vladimir Putin said Russia should do the same. He also sent Lockheed Martin stock crashing with a tweet about cost overruns on F-35s and the possibility of replacing them with Boeing F-18s. Breaking a tradition of presidents-elect not opining on foreign policy, Trump called for a veto of a U.N. resolution condemning Israel’s settlements — and telephoned Egypt’s president, convincing him to postpone the vote until after Trump takes office.

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