The folks over at The National Interest asked me to consider the question of how we could get to a full-blown nuclear war today, when it seems unlikely, and to choose five paths to that grisly end.Â I came up with: Mechanical . . .
” You’ve been given a great gift, George. A chance to see what the world would be like without you.” So said George Bailey’s guardian angel, Clarence, in the 1946 classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life. Bailey, contemplating suicide, wishes he’d . . .
What is it about the Air Force Association? First, their president, Lt. Gen. Michael Dunn, made the case back in May that reducing nuclear stockpiles would produce an immoral targeting policy. This is a really important argument, and it’s one that military . . .
Last week, I warned that the usual round of non-sequiturs would follow the third North Korean nuclear test. And so they have. In the words of Steve Buscemi’s character in Armageddon: “God, I hate knowing everything.” The big one, of course, is . . .