Military members: If Trump orders you to nuke another country without good reason, what will you do?
You'd better think very carefully about that, because the wrong decision could compromise the U.S. national security.
- USAFisnumber1Lv 73 weeks ago
There is a military member with the football near the president. He has to present the right codes to activate the launch sequence. If he is drunk, drugged, acting totally crazy then the officer probably will consult with the vice president.
- AlbertLv 53 weeks ago
Do you understand that if he makes such a legal order, somehow. I've been so retired now that such is on deaf ears. Thinking carefully because such is national security. What you smoking? Puff, puff, pass. Where's my hit?
- jeeper_peeper321Lv 73 weeks ago
if a valid launch order is given, then it will be carried out
but presidents don't have the authority to use nuclear weapons by themselves
- ?Lv 63 weeks ago
I was never in the position and never will be so it's just a moot question to me. I once was in a former nuke storage area so that's the closest that I've been in such a situation.
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- NavyCrabLv 73 weeks ago
I would love to nuke another country for no good reason even without Trump's order in order to help the world with its overpopulation problem.
- Anonymous3 weeks ago
It's not my decision on whether it's a good reason or not.
- 3 weeks ago
I'd be like Denzel Washington.
- MAD MAXLv 73 weeks ago
If I was a Commanding Officer of a Ohio Class submarine IE USS Nebraska and a valid launch order came down through the NSC yes I would launch I'm Duty bound by Navy regulations to obey.