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Below is a blog I had started and will add to on occasions when I have time and inclination.


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Tom Volgy

 

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Are We Kidding?

With the possible exception of the early years of American atomic capabilities (from the mid-1940s through the mid-1950s), we became not only the most sophisticated nuclear power in the history of the world, but also the one country I was completely convinced would never respond with nuclear weapons against non-nuclear threats. There was some flirtation with a first-strike policy, especially during the days of Ronald Reagan’s “evil empire” moment, but even such horrible flirtations were imagined only in the context of substantial nuclear threats by a comparable nuclear power (the Soviet Union). So, today I was astonished to learn from the pages of the New York Times ("Pentagon suggests count

 
 

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