Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

If President Trump decided to use nukes, he could do it easily

August 4, 2016 Vox World

With third hand accounts suggesting Donald Trump might use nuclear weapons if given provocation, scholars discuss why world leaders have stayed away from the destructive power of nukes. Nina Tannenwald, professor of international relations, said a global taboo developed throughout the world following remarks by Harry Truman in 1948, which as a result delegitimized the use of nukes as appropriate military weapons.

"If President Trump decided to use nukes, he could do it easily" - Vox World