The Pentagon told under what conditions the U.S. will use nuclear weapons
To this extent, the United States resorted to only in “extraordinary circumstances,” including in the case of a non-nuclear attack on the country and its allies.
WASHINGTON, Feb 2 — RIA Novosti. The United States can use nuclear weapons only in “extreme circumstances”, including in the case of a non-nuclear attack against the United States and its allies, said Deputy Minister of defense Patrick V. the.
Nuclear doctrine emphasizes that “the United States might consider using nuclear weapons in extreme circumstances to protect its vital interests and allies and partners.Patrick Senhancement of defense
In his words, “the doctrine clarifies longstanding policy that “an emergency can imply large non-nuclear strategic attack.”
The Pentagon on Friday published by the American nuclear doctrine.
In her United States committed to promoting the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and to reduce nuclear arsenals.
In addition, the document States about the threat from Russia and the DPRK.