Posts Tagged ‘France’
The Nuclear Sponge Sucks – or, Why Do We Still Have ICBMs?
During most of the Cold War, it was widely believed that the biggest threat was a “bolt out of the blue” surprise attack; both sides developed large land-based arsenals to prevent this.Read More
NO FIRST USE – What Are Nuclear Weapons For?
A country that declares a policy of No First Use (NFU) is saying that it will not use a nuclear weapon unless it is attacked by nuclear weapons. It is widely understood that a nuclear war would be devastating to all parties, likely causing nuclear winter and possibly even the destruction of much of human civilization.Read More
The Iran Deal
Blocking a Persian Bomb Donald Trump called it “the worst deal ever negotiated”. Benjamin Netanyahu called it an “embarrassment” which “paves Iran’s path to the bomb”; Lindsey Graham called it “a death sentence for Israel”. They were talking about the JCPOA, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, an…Read More