So what else are nukes good for? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 30.12.10 | 21:48 (IST)

    The only real-world use for nukes is to ensure that one is not the only nation to loose the war. Anyone using them capriciously or especially aggressively will have marked their nation for incineration because the rest of the world's nuclear powers could not tolerate such a mad-dog loose. Hard to say which spot in which sea the missiles would rise from, or who would launch them. . . As for Begin being difficult for Maggie Thatcher, just think how "difficult" he was for the Brits of the 1930s and 40s.

    from the article: U.K. envoy said Israel ready to use nuclear bomb in 1980, newly released cables reveal
    First published 21:04 30.12.10 | Last updated 21:04 30.12.10
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