Nuclear Modernization, Cyber Security Top Trump Defense Priorities

Donald Trump,Melania Turmp,Mitch McConnell

President-elect Donald Trump plans to modernize the aging U.S. nuclear arsenal and secure critical infrastructures from cyber attacks as national security priorities.

According to the presidential transition website opened Thursday,, Trump also appears to have shifted rhetoric on terrorism. During the campaign, Trump loudly proclaimed radical Islam to be the key driver of terrorism. The transition website, however, refers only to “radical ideologies” as the inspiration behind the long-term threat of terrorism.