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Donald Trump has refused to rule out using nuclear weapons against ISIS following the terror attack in Brussels that claimed 34 lives.
Defending the comments in an interview with Bloomberg, Trump said he didn’t want to talk at length because ‘the enemy is watching’, adding ‘at a minimum, I want them to think maybe we would.’
The remark is likely to provide fuel to Clinton’s campaign as she has referred to the need for ‘steady hands’ in combating terrorism – implying that The Donald cannot be trusted with weapons such as America’s nuclear arsenal.
Trump said: ‘I’m never going to rule anything out – I wouldn’t want to say. Even if I wasn’t, I wouldn’t want to tell you that because at a minimum, I want them to think maybe we would use them.
‘We need unpredictability. We don’t know who these people are. The fact is, we need unpredictability and when you ask a question like that, it’s a very sad thing to have to answer it.
‘The enemy is watching and I have a very good chance of winning and I frankly don’t want the enemy to know how I’m thinking. But with that being said, I don’t rule out anything.’
Referring to Muslims in general, Trump added that ‘they do not respect us’ and said that part of winning the fight against extremism is to ‘get them to respect the West and respect us.’