US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis walks past a protester holding a sign as he arrives at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Mattis said in the hearing that the ramped-up nuclear plan proposed by the Trump administration would lead to the stability needed to denuclearise the world. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

US ‘needs to upgrade its nukes to eliminate nuclear weapons globally’ says Defence Sec. Jim Mattis

The Trump administration’s demand for new nuclear missiles, subs and bombers will create the stability needed to make progress on arms control, Mattis said

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis walks past a protester holding a sign as he arrives at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Mattis said in the hearing that the ramped-up nuclear plan proposed by the Trump administration would lead to the stability needed to denuclearise the world. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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