Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part two of an eight part essay. Fascism according to historian Stanley G. Payne’s definition.
Foreign policy: make Iraq great again
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What if, faced with nuclear war, we surrendered?
The only true way to win a nuclear war is not to fight it. Most people are aware that, in the event nuclear deterrence fails, the ensuing nuclear war, whether controlled or […]
The 7 most incisive comments about the Iran nuclear deal
The Iran nuclear deal has generated an abundance of extraordinary insights. Here’s a sampling. We shall start with a headline which, for me, sums up all the excruciating years of accusations, pre-negotiations, […]
Former U.S. nukes commander’s steps to keep Ukraine crisis from mushrooming into nuclear war
There are rising concerns that the Ukraine crisis could lead to nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia. Marine Gen. James Cartwright, whose last job was Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs […]
What if nuclear war no longer resulted in nuclear winter?
Can nuclear weapons be justified if arsenals are kept small enough to prevent the threat of nuclear winter if used? Nuclear war, like a nuclear warhead, is actually multiple threats in one. […]
The T word: Republican senators’ letter to Iran has some accusing them of treason
Many are aghast at the treasonous nature of the open letter to Iran signed by 47 Republican senators. As you have no doubt heard by now, 47 Republican senators wrote an open […]
Nuclear weapons are an aging society, too
Bet you never heard of nuclear gerontology. In 2004 anthropologist Joseph Masco wrote a seminal article for the August issue of American Ethnologist titled Nuclear technoaesthetics. He followed that up with a […]
Was Reagan’s nuclear about-face at Reykjavik genuine?
Was Reagan’s conduct with Gorbachev at the Reykjavik summit ― soon to be a major motion picture ― in fact, disingenuous? On May 13 Variety reported on a movie that’s been long […]
Nuclear weapons are like the wedding at Cana
The supply of nuclear weapons can seem endless. Remember the story in the Gospel of John from the Bible’s New Testament about the first miracle of Jesus Christ? To refresh your memory, […]