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U.S. General Questions Donald Trump's Unilateral Nuclear Strike Authority
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The top U.S. nuclear commander said Saturday that he would refuse an order from President Donald Trump, to launch nuclear weapons, if he determines it to be "illegal." Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told a panel at the Halifax international Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada that there is a process that prevents any U.S. president from carrying out an illegal strike.

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