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#1 There is little doubt that an attack against Israel from foreign soil using Chem/Bio armed SCUD rockets would prompt an immediate nuclear retaliation.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-16 06:49||
#2 Hmmm, Iran, Syria, North Korea (instructing Hezzies and Ham_asses) sounds like an axis of evil to me. How about you?
Posted by AlanC 2012-06-16 08:32||
Against who? Whom? Whatever.
That's the thing with proliferated wmd. You might have an idea who made them--three years earlier, say--and maybe even the provenance to the actor who set them off in your cities.
While I might be sympathetic to the Third Conjecture--see Wretchard--if things get bad enough and we nuke everybody, there's probably a limit. If we don't nuke everybody because whatever it was isn't bad enough to make us go nuts--Third Conjecture--we have to choose whether and who.
And "who" is the question.
Posted by bman 2012-06-16 11:09||
#5 bman. If we go nuts--Third Conjecture--we won't "start with" Iran. It will be ToT.
We didn't go nuke ToT aftr 9-11. Nor did Russia after Beslan.
Suppose we have a Beslan including mustard gas. Five hundred dead kids. Would there be the political will to go nuts? After the second? The third...?