Walid Phares to Newsmax: Russia’s Use of Nukes Possible, Dangerous

Walid Phares, a Washington, D.C.-based foreign policy specialist, told Newsmax that the possibility of Russia deploying tactical nuclear weapons is real and dangerous.

Speaking on “Saturday Report,” Phares said that during the Cold War, both the Soviet Union and the Chinese were aware that “the exchange of nuclear warfare with the West” would “destroy the planet. There is no doubt about that.”

But as Phares pointed out, what the Russians “have advanced this time is different. It’s not a full-fledged nuclear exchange but … the use of tactical nukes, which are very localized.

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