Nuclear Disarmament and Ronald Reagan: ‘Trust, But Verify’
To hawks, verification is another hammer with which to bludgeon disarmament.
Nuclear taboo? We all know taboos are made to be broken.
Proponents of deterrence claim that should it fail and nuclear war break out, we’d still come out ahead of where we would be if deterrence hadn’t been our policy all these years. Today, though, most don’t want to hear naked calculations about the possible sacrifice of millions of lives to save hundreds of millions of lives.
For the sake of argument: Do extraterrestrials place constraints on our use of nukes?
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