To give the Pentagon more money to spend in the future, the U.S. could buy fewer new intercontinental ballistic missiles and again extend its aging fleet of nuclear-tipped Minuteman III missiles, the chair of the House Armed Services Committee said at a conference here Wednesday. Smith has said ...

The United States does not need intercontinental ballistic missiles to prevent a nuclear attack on its territory, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) said in a hearing here Wednesday — but a couple rank-and-file Democrats disagreed. “The problem with them is that they’ ...