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    • George W
    • 25.08.06 | 18:01 (IDT)

    If we have a nuke and we're not willing to use it, we don't have a nuke? I can see the logic, but rest assured that if we are nuked we will have absolutely no problem using our own nukes and wiping our enemy out. Perhaps Burston is referring to our reluctance to use nukes to solve problems that can be solved elsewhere. To which I reply, thank God that we're not whipping it out at every opportunity. Perhaps Burston is asking us to drop nukes all over so that Israel doesn't have to begin diplomacy and withdraw from land that doesn't belong to it. A reluctance to nuke anyone who looks at you wrong isn't castration, Burston, it's wisdom. If you want Iran nuked, do it yourself, and don't come crying to us when you don't like the consequences. By the way, if anything's castrated us, and caused Iran to pursue nukes, it's Bush's loony-bin Middle East policy in the first place. Appearing like a nut might have its advantages, but actually acting like one usually gets you in trouble.

    from the article: Will Bush make Iran the only superpower?
    First published 00:00 25.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 25.08.06
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