Show: Scholars Mate

Episode: Nuclear Weapons and "No First Use"

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Rumors abound that the Obama administration is considering adopting the so-called "no first use" pledge, a promise that the U.S. would not be the first party in an international conflict to use nuclear weapons. Supporters of the pledge say that it would reassure foreign regimes and help de-escalate international crises. But critics argue that the pledge would take an arrow out of America's foreign policy quiver.

So would "no first use" make the world safer? Elbridge Colby of the Center for a New American Security debates Tom Collina of the Ploughshares Fund in our latest episode of Scholar's Mate.

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