The new nuclear threat: Smaller, easier-to-use weapons 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 5:04pm

As we mark Independence Day this week, we’re also examining big themes in American defense and security with the PRX national security podcast, "Things That Go Boom." Today, a topic that really goes boom: nuclear weapons. A new class of nuclear warheads is way smaller and more flexible than generations past, and they’re changing the way the US and Russia approach nuclear arms control.