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The nuclear option

Believe it or not, this isn’t about judicial appointments. It’s about the bomb. Based on recent statements, it would appear that we haven’t had enough nuclear warfare.

  • Maj. Gen. Zhu Chenghu of China threatens to use nukes against the U.S. if we “intervene” in any conflict between China and Taiwan.
  • Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., “throws out the idea” of bombing Mecca in response to a nuclear terrorist attack within the U.S.

Is the doctrine of mutually assured destruction effective in negotiations with a madman?

By Brent Logan

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