War Powers Act Could Be Applied To Check Trump's Nuclear Launch Authority, Scholar Says 10:34 Download X Copy the code below to embed the WBUR audio player on your site Copy embed code Play In this handout image provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers flying with F-35B fighter jets and South Korean Air Force F-15K fighter jets during a training at the Pilsung Firing Range on Sept. 18, 2017 in Gangwon-do, South Korea. (South Korean Defense Ministry via Getty Images) This article is more than 4 years old.
North Korea's latest missile test has again raised concerns about a possible military conflict between the North and the U.S.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Yale Law School professor ( Bruce Ackerman @backermanyale), who says the War Powers Act of 1973 could be applied to this question. This segment aired on November 30, 2017.