By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/why-this-isnt-cuba/ Back in the 1890s those who believed conquering a continent was killing enough (without taking over Hawaii, the Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico, etc.) included Speaker of the House Thomas Reed. He clipped an article out of a newspaper about a lynching in South Carolina. He clipped a headline about “Another Outrage in … [Read more...] about “Why, This Isn’t Cuba”
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The World Doesn’t Need Any More Nuclear Strategies Stephen Walt, Foreign Policy Feb. 6, 2018 https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/02/06/the-world-doesnt-need-any-more-nuclear-strategies/ The non-use of nuclear weapons since 1945 is a great achievement that we take for granted all too often. Although the number of states possessing nuclear weapons has slowly increased over … [Read more...] about Good analysis of why Nuclear Posture Review is Foolish
https://www.defensenews.com/smr/nuclear-triad/2018/02/21/hyten-us-nuclear-policy-must-deal-with-the-world-the-way-it-is/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ebb%2002.22.18&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief The above is a link to a statement made by a US General Officer about why the US must continue to indebt itself in Nuclear Weapons spending and … [Read more...] about Thus we have made the world, General
The Nuclear Posture review is out in public and it moves US nuclear weapons from a strictly "deterrent" role (Don't you dare use yours or we will devastate you) to possible other roles. Throughout the first cold war deterrence was the only legal role of US WMD's and the American public as well as Congress was sold the massive nuclear arsenal on that premise. Together with the … [Read more...] about The Trump Era Nuclear Posture Review Read and be scared!
By JUDITH MOHLING “Betcha didn't know, Right here in Colorado, 49 nuclear missiles, Are ready to go!” Colorado Coalition for the Prevention of Nuclear War sidewalk chant. With all the Trump administration and Kim Jong-un talk today about nuclear warfare, it's appropriate to keep in mind that U.S. defense policy has long made Colorado and its neighbors potential targets … [Read more...] about Peace Train Aims at Purpose of Colorado Nukes