“Trump can launch nuclear weapons whenever he wants, with or without Mattis”
Commentary by Bruce G. Blair, Ph.D. and Jon Wolfsthal
Published by The Washington Post
December 23, 2018
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by Jon Wolfsthal and Bruce G. Blair of Global Zero.
“Trump can launch nuclear weapons whenever he wants, with or without Mattis
- No defense secretary can stop an impulsive president."
Bruce G. Blair, Ph.D., is Co-Founder of Global Zero, Research Scholar with the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University, and a Peace Shaper with The Simons Foundation as a recipient of The Simons Foundation Award for Distinguished Global Leadership in the Service of Peace and Disarmament.
Jon Wolfsthal is a Senior Adviser to Global Zero and a former senior director at the National Security Council for arms control and non-proliferation.