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Pentagon strategists and neocon loonies are still blabbering about "usable nukes".

The peak-to-trough part of the business cycle is an outlier. Carnot would have died laughing.
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Jul 15th, 2009 at 11:33:27 AM EST
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Im sure we'll always have someone wanting to use them, its probably something along the lines of the "You have to use them to prove you are willing, otherwise your enemies might become convinced that you wouldnt and then their deterrent value is 0" justification.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Wed Jul 15th, 2009 at 11:38:13 AM EST
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