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?
What’s to keep the START treaty from winding up as watered down as President Obama’s feeble attempts at bank and healthcare reform?
Sanctions would hit the Iranian man on the street hard. But sanctions advocate Ordre Kittrie’s as quick with a response to that question as former Secretary of State Madeline Albright was when she was questioned about the effect of sanctions on innocent Iraqis and replied, “We think the price is worth it.”