The Bipartisan Atom July 31, 2023

Bipartisan support in the US Congress for nuclear power development for national security purposes

Alfred Meyer, PSR New York Board Member | The Progressive

Nuclear deterrence is a so-called national security strategy in which one country threatens to obliterate another country with nuclear weapons as a way of getting the other country to bend to its will. In the late 1960s, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger famously plotted how they could appear crazy enough so that other world leaders would believe they would actually use nuclear weapons. Is this really a path to a sound and sane national security strategy?

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