NPR logo Alex Chadwick Talks To Retired Air Force General Lee Butler,

Alex Chadwick Talks To Retired Air Force General Lee Butler,

Alex Chadwick Talks To Retired Air Force General Lee Butler,

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who now advocates doing away with all nuclear weapons. Until three years ago, General Butler was in charge of the U.S. nuclear arsenal. He says that, with the end of the Cold War, the rationale for keeping nuclear weapons no longer exists, and that the United States should lead the effort to eliminate them.