by Jane Briggs-Bunting; illustration by Paul Szep As the ground and air war continues in Libya, I received an email from a former colleague and friend from the Detroit media. He related how […]
Energy concerns may underlie U.S. involvement in the intervention in Libya, to the exclusion of Bahrain and Yemen.
by Jane Briggs-Bunting The destructive impact of the Japanese quake and tsunami have effectively pushed the struggle in Libya off the front page and news cycle. The lack of action by the […]
The threat of the dirty bomb is overshadowed by that of terrorists acquiring a nuclear weapons. A dirty bomb bears no resemblance whatsoever to a sex bomb.
Nuclear weapons are tailor-made for evangelicals who believe in the Rapture. Nuclear war makes Armageddon even more dramatic than, say, an asteroid colliding with the earth.
The trouble with taboos is that they’re made to be broken. Realism and ethics converge in the belief that nuclear weapon use is unthinkable.
It’s time to scrap our failed client-regime national-security strategy.
Nonproliferation is a non-starter when those who seek to enforce it refuse to convincingly disarm. Nuclear “apartheid” is a critical concern to many states.
A quick history of how military became the most powerful force in the United States.
A nuclear attack is a good opportunity to “cocoon.”