26 February 2018

Presidential first use of nuclear weapons: Is it legal?

The Bulletin's Kennette Benedict and Hugh Gusterson participated in a conference at Harvard University entitled “Presidential First Use of Nuclear Weapons:  Is it Legal? Is it Constitutional? Is it Just?” Watch a 6-minute video of the conference, and explore a transcript of the entire day's remarks at Public Books. The transcript includes remarks by Benedict and Gusterson, as well as Congressman Jim McGovern, William J. Perry, Bruce G. Blair, Rosa Brooks, Bruce Ackerman, John Burroughs, Zia Mian, and Sissela Bok.

Video credit: Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University