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Trump, to the left of Obama, pledges not to use nuclear weapons first


That may seem like common sense, but it's actually a commitment that President Obama has been reluctant to make. The Pentagon argues that unless the U.S. is prepared to threaten a nuclear strike, it is less likely to deter Russian and Chinese aggression.

Arms control advocates have been pushing President Obama to vow "no first use," ironically in part to try and reign in a future president.