Executive Power

Video and Testimony: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Authority to Order the Use of Nuclear Weapons

By Garrett Hinck
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 10:40 AM

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held an open hearing on "Authority to Order the Use of Nuclear Weapons." The hearing took place after the committee's business meeting at 10 a.m. EST on Nov. 14. The following witnesses testified:

  • Gen. C. Robert Kehler, former commander, U.S. Strategic Command (Written testimony)
  • Peter Feaver, professor of political science and public policy, Duke University (Written testimony)
  • Hon. Brian McKeon, former acting under secretary for policy, Department of Defense (Written testimony)

The video is below: