Recently, I read an article in the New York Times about the current effort to modernize the U.S nuclear arsenal. After reading this piece I began to wonder; “do anti nuclear advocates really understand nuclear war”? Now, I know that there are many bright and highly intelligent people the work in non-proliferation. I am not suggesting that they lack an understanding of the weapons themselves.But understanding how a weapon works and what its immediate effects are is different from understanding how it is employed in combat.
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