NPR: What the Law of War Says About Nuclear Strikes

Release No: 17-001 Dec. 1, 2017 PRINT | E-MAIL
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Two Air Force generals -- one the current U.S. Strategic Forces commander the other his predecessor -- declared publicly this month that they would defy a presidential nuclear launch order if they found it violated the Law of War. So what are the Law of War's constraints on a nuclear strike? CSWMD Research Fellow Justin Anderson weighs in. Listen to NPR's piece HERE