Trump said he would build an ‘impenetrable dome’ over the US as he warns of possible World War III
Trump has warned of the possible “catastrophe” of World War III amid increased nuclear threats from Russia.
Trump claimed other countries were threatening “because they have no respect for our leaders.”
He said he would build an “impenetrable dome” over the United States, similar to Israel’s iron dome.
Former President Donald Trump has said he will build an ‘impenetrable dome’ over the United States if re-elected president, as he warns of the possible ‘catastrophe’ of World War III.
“If you’re watching right now, the word ‘nuclear’ comes up all the time. It’s a word you’re not allowed to use. It was never used under the Trump administration,” said Trump in a video posted Friday. .
Trump claimed that nuclear threats are made by other countries “because they have no respect for our leaders”, appearing to refer to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies threatening to use nuclear weapons.
“World War III would be a disaster like no other. It would make World War I and World War II very small battles,” Trump said.
To deal with this potential threat, Trump said he would “build a state-of-the-art, next-generation missile shield, just as Israel is now protected by the Iron Dome.”
Israel’s Iron Dome was designed to intercept incoming missiles and is one of the most advanced defense systems in the world.
“America must have an impenetrable dome to protect our people,” Trump said.
The former president is the only Republican so far to announce his intention to run for president in 2024.
Trump’s comments on a possible world war come a day after he posted a message on Truth Social claiming he could negotiate an end to the Russian-Ukrainian war within 24 hours.
Trump has often claimed the conflict wouldn’t have happened had he been president, despite his refusal of military aid from Kyiv, which played a role in his impeachment in 2019.
Experts also said the former president emboldened Putin and that Trump frequently praised the Russian leader even after he invaded Ukraine.
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