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Folding Up Our Nuclear Umbrella

April 28, 2016 by

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By Peter Huessy ~ There is a growing fear that North Korea’s development and testing of nuclear weapons could trigger the use of nuclear weapons for the first time in seventy years. But the catalyst to such a catastrophe may be not actions by North Korea but an ill-considered decision by the United States. In […]

Preserving America’s Nuclear Deterrent: The Ohio Replacement Program

October 9, 2015 by

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By Peter Huessy ~ On September 17, 2015 the Minot Task-Force 21 sponsored a fourth annual Strategic Nuclear Triad symposium in Washington, D.C. in association with the Air Force Association, National Industrial Association, and Reserve Officers Association. When we protect our nation’s security we are not just Navy or Air Force, we are a nation, […]

What, Me Worry?

December 2, 2014 by

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By Peter Huessy ~ The newest from the Washington Post’s Walter Pincus (“Old Nukes and Old Thinking”, The Washington Post, November 17, 2014), on why nuclear deterrent modernization is not needed is that the nukes we have are old and so is our nuclear strategy. He claims both modernization and our strategy can as a […]

From Hiroshima to Iran

February 28, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba These days it is fashionable to decry the use of not one, but the two atomic bombs that were used to convince the emperor of Japan and his warlords that the United States would destroy its cities if forced to invade. Within days World War Two was over. America, since December 7, […]