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3Novices:Nervous US senators told by former general that nuclear launch order can be refused

A retired Air Force general told the Senate on Tuesday that an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused by the top officer at US Strategic Command if that order is determined to be illegal.
During testimony before the Foreign Relations Committee, retired General Robert Kehler said the US armed forces are obliged to follow legal orders, not illegal ones. Kehler, who served as the head of Strategic Command from January 2011 to November…
November 15, 2017 at 09:30AM http://ift.tt/2jrKT5Q
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