January 25, 2021

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How swiftly can US president launch a nuclear attack

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After shocking events in Washington last week, observers have voiced their concerns about President Trump launching some kind of attack on a foreign adversary using nuclear weapons in order to create a state of emergency and halt the transition.

So if President Trump decides, how swiftly can he put things in motion? As per an analysis by Bloomberg, the US president’s power is absolute in this situation– he or she can give the order and the Pentagon is obliged to go along with it. A look at the steps necessary to make a nuclear strike happen.

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