Friday, April 15, 2005

A new generation of nuclear warheads?

Science Friday: A new generation of nuclear warheads?
by Plutonium Page
Daily Kos
Fri Apr 15th, 2005 at 08:43:28 PDT
...Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, a California Democrat and one of the party's leading voices on military issues, alleged that the administration was using the scheme as a cover for developing a range of "smaller and more usable" weapons which were blocked last year by Congress.
The "smaller and more usable" weapons are the low-yield nuclear weapons known as "bunker busters", the funding for which was blocked by Congress last year. Their proposed use would be for - you guessed it - destroying underground caches of chemical or biological weapons, kind of like the ones that were supposedly in Iraq.....

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