'I think some people think we're stupid, ' Hyten said, responding to a question about the scenario, according to CBS News.
The top officer at US Strategic Command says an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.
Hyten went on to say that for more than 30 years he has received training annually on laws of armed conflict, which includes legality, necessity, distinction, unnecessary suffering and other matters.
In the event that Trump chose to launch a nuclear attack, Hyten would provide him with strike options that are legal. President, that's illegal.' And guess what he's going to do?
"I provide advice to the president, he will tell me what to do", Hyten added.
He said he would not obey an illegal order. You could go to jail for the rest of your life, ' he explained.
Day two of Sinn Fein Conference
Mr Adams also told delegates a referendum on Irish unity must take place within the next five years. Current deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald was seen as a favorite to succeed Adams.
TCU QB Hill out for Texas Tech game
Robinson, a former ESPN 300 recruit, has appeared in five games, completing 7 of 10 passes for 99 yards with two touchdowns. Texas Tech's soft defense provides a nice matchup for his first start, but Robinson is obviously inexperienced.
Officials told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that although the President has ultimate authority to lunch nuclear strikes, he is tempered by layers of review and constrained by legal barriers depending on whether the strike is preemptive or responsive. President, that's illegal.' And guess what he's going to do?
Trump has also, on numerous occasions, pledged to unleash "fire and fury" and to "totally destroy" North Korea if he deems fit.
Some senators want legislation to alter the nuclear authority of the USA president and a Senate committee on Tuesday held the first congressional hearing in more than four decades on the president's authority to launch a nuclear strike. During the hearing, Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, said Mr. Trump "can launch nuclear codes just as easily as he can use his Twitter account".
"To answer the question of 'Can we live with a nuclear North Korea?' The answer is 'Yes, ' but the question we have to ask ourselves is: 'Do we want to live in that world?'"
On November 11, Trump tweeted: 'Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me "old", when I would NEVER call him "short and fat?" "That's the element of deterrence that has to be clear, and it is clear", Hyten said. He also said the USA and other nations have to handle the volatile North Korean leader together. "But President Trump can create the conditions that the worldwide community can reach out in different ways where we can work with the Republic of Korea, where we can work with our neighbors in the region".
Also posting a top-50 finish at the championship meet was junior Lindsey Bradley who finished 47th with a time of 20:20.0. Just 36 games into her college career, OR point guard Sabrina Ionescu is on the verge of NCAA history.
Apple's first VP of diversity and inclusion has resigned and will be leaving at the end of the year, TechCrunch reported . Still, it's been hard for Apple and its peers to show significant percentage increases in diversifying its employee base.
Valverde was also asked about midfielder Denis Suarez and if he will remain at the club beyond the next transfer window. Gerard Pique will miss Barcelona's trip to Leganes over a "personal matter", the LaLiga leaders have confirmed.
Deepika Padukone and Sunny Leone will be Salman Khan's guests on tonight's Weekend Ka Vaar episode of Bigg Boss 11 . He says Akash is playing a smart game and also declared it unjustified as Vikas is being cornered in the house.
Meanwhile, the changing colours of the ocean show undersea life thriving - or dying. "It's like watching the Earth breathe". The new video reveals in startling detail the changes our land and oceans have experienced over the past two decades.
The posters from their film " Dhadak ", which were released by producer Karan Johar have been popular on every platform. Janhvi and Shahid Kapoor's brother Ishaan will be seen in " Dhadak " and their starry debut is the talk of the town.
Stifel Nicolaus lowered the price target on October 24 changing the forecast from $25.00 to $22.00 with a "Buy" recommendation. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company.
Loop Capital set a $1,300.00 price target on Amazon.com and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. Amazon.com accounts for 1.5% of Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc.'s holdings, making the stock its 9th largest position.
A representative told the New York Daily News that he is conscious and surrounded by family after coming out of an induced coma. The "Partridge Family" star was admitted to a Florida hospital three days ago and is suffering from multiple organ failure.
US Senator Al Franken accused of sexual harassment
Franken is also on the judiciary committee, which is among those looking into Russia's role in the 2016 election. But the Alabama GOP said it stands by Moore, and '"trusts the voters" to make the right decision in the race.
Britain Santa Claus School
On average, Father Christmases only have three minutes to wow children, given the long queues. Santa Dan said Father Christmas has proved enduring due to his "generosity" and "kindness".
MI falls short of unbeaten Wisconsin 24-10
Michigan's hopes for an upset Saturday evaporated when quarterback Brandon Peters was injured in the third quarter. Peters stayed on the ground motionless for several moments before eventually being helped up to a sitting position.
Ishaq Dar resigns as Finance Minister
According to the media outlet, the source also said that resignation was not an option for Dar "at this stage". Dar is a close aide of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Italia, Ancelotti rifiuta la panchina azzurra
In sostanza, " Ancelotti non allenera' la nazionale , in questo momento ha altri obiettivi e altre intenzioni". Il desiderio della maggior parte degli italiani, dopo l'esonero di Giampiero Ventura , non si avvererà.
JPSS 1 weather satellite deploys from Delta 2 rocket
Delta II rocket with NOAA's JPSS-1 satellite early Saturday morning after three previous launch attempts had been scrubbed . NASA develops and builds the instruments, spacecraft and ground system and launches the satellites for NOAA.
Apple postpones launch of HomePod speaker until 2018
Apple said Friday that it's pushing back its plans for a Siri-powered smart speaker until sometime early next year. With the delay, Apple will miss the chance to hook consumers with the speaker during the crucial holiday season.