Clearly, the US is well-prepared for total war with several nuclear weapons armed states, simultaneously. But, why? Is this an example of ruthless war-planning, screaming paranoia, or profound political inertia? Maybe it's all three at the same time.
But, not to worry, because relief from this global predicament is on the way; albeit slowly and very tentatively.
said. "I say this as president of the only nation ever to use nuclear weapons. I say it as a commander in chief who knows that our nuclear codes are never far from my side. Most of all, I say it as a father, who wants my two young daughters to grow up in a world where everything they know and love can't be instantly wiped out."
Neither the New York Times, the Washington Post, nor CNN reported this speech by US President Barack Obama, at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul.