Why modernize the US nuclear arsenal? The US government should instead fulfill its legal obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and end the nuclear weapons era through diplomacy and negotiations.
A Utah state representative is fed up with waiting for Congress to stop NSA snooping and is pushing a bill to halt operations at its recently opened Bluffdale facility.
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