The Pentagon reviews Chinese defense capabilities every year, but that doesn’t mean it draws the proper conclusions.
Month: June 2007
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as well as President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace proposal made a valiant attempt to have it both ways–stem nuclear proliferation and encourage civilian nuclear power. But can this work without conflict? The answer is maybe. Only if international steps additional to the NPT are taken, can the proliferation risks inherent in the nuclear fuel cycle be minimized.
A hollow tube 30,000 feet in the air filled with people sneezing, coughing, and talking while breathing recirculated air provides the perfect environment for disease transmission.
If we lose Washington, we better get our story straight. Otherwise, history will rewrite itself.