State Department discloses number of nukes in US stockpile

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a member session at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Ministerial Council Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Paris. (Ian Langsdon, Pool via AP)

WASHINGTON — In a reversal of Trump administration policy, the State Department on Tuesday disclosed the number of nuclear weapons in the U.S. stockpile. It said this will aid global efforts to control the spread of such weapons.