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Mattis should protect world from Trump: Pentagon Papers whistleblower

WASHINGTON: Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg called Friday on the Pentagon chief to "protect us" from President Donald Trump by resisting orders to launch military actions or use nuclear weapons. "The situation is closer to the possible use of nuclear weapons since any time I would say in 50 years," Ellsberg, a former high-level military analyst and nuclear war planner turned world-famous whistleblower, told a French wire service in a telephone interview. "It is very dangerous time," he said, pointing out…