While there is no question we live in a nuclear age, numerous countries are capable of severely damaging or even destroying the planet, the actual possibility of this is remote. Any attempt of a pre-emptive military action would certainly be met with a response. Therefore, a nuclear pre-emptive strike would be unthinkable given the essential economic and power dynamics of the major world powers. It is more likely that any pre-emptive strike would take the form of conventional warfare. That is where Bolton’s strategy is not only flawed, but his tactics would be absurd as well.
The time is now past when we fail to take action to enact measures that may help to prevent such carnage in the future. We can no longer accept the unwillingness of Congress to address this matter in an effective way.
In a bipartisan effort to make a statement condemning the violence in Charlottsville, Virginia last month, members of both the House and the Senate voted unanimously and passed the resolution. The resolution now sits on […]