The United States has pledged to defend Japan in case of a nuclear attack. President-elect Donald Trump wondered during his campaign whether the U.S. wouldn’t be better off if Japan and Sotuh Korea had nuclear weapons of their own. In this photo, a fighter jet prepares for takeoff on the deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS John C. Stennis during a military exercise off the the island of Okinawa.
The United States has pledged to defend Japan in case of a nuclear attack. President-elect Donald Trump wondered during his campaign whether the U.S. wouldn’t be better off if Japan and Sotuh Korea had nuclear weapons of their own. In this photo, a fighter jet prepares for takeoff on the deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS John C. Stennis during a military exercise off the the island of Okinawa. Shizuo Kambayashi AP
The United States has pledged to defend Japan in case of a nuclear attack. President-elect Donald Trump wondered during his campaign whether the U.S. wouldn’t be better off if Japan and Sotuh Korea had nuclear weapons of their own. In this photo, a fighter jet prepares for takeoff on the deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS John C. Stennis during a military exercise off the the island of Okinawa. Shizuo Kambayashi AP

Trump’s finger soon will hover over the nuclear button. Will he be ready?

November 25, 2016 4:28 PM