Comforting words from Martin van Creveld about nuclear war

Nuclear Kraken

Summary: Martin van Creveld discusses one of my big fears -- nuclear war. He paints a comforting picture. Let's hope his logic proves correct, and that the forces of irrationality do not take the stage. As they have so often in history.   "My Meeting with Mr. X." By Martin van Creveld. From his website, … Continue reading Comforting words from Martin van Creveld about nuclear war

More evidence that the Republican Party of today has different principles than the pre-1960s GOP

Exhibit 1 Excerpt from "Just Like Ike (on Deterrence)", Campbell Craig (Pro of international politics at Aberystwyth U), op-ed in the New York Times, 8 April 2010 IN the spring of 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower made a sweeping change in the American approach to nuclear war. Henceforth, the United States would rule out waging nuclear … Continue reading More evidence that the Republican Party of today has different principles than the pre-1960s GOP