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Old 11-18-2016, 02:08 PM
CharmaChameleon CharmaChameleon is offline
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Originally Posted by Happy Lendervedder View Post
Can someone explain to me why the president needs codes to launch a nuclear attack? If the president of the United States wants to launch a nuclear attack, to whom does he need to verify his identity? It seems as pointless as asking for the president's ID when he uses his credit card to pay for his burger at Five Guys.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_football, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-man_rule, and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nation...mand_Authority for background information.