"The end of the Dr. Strangelove world of mutual annihilation"

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    Will Obama End the Nuclear Era? - Page 1 - The Daily Beast

    Barack Obama is going to pull off something with other world leaders that Ronald Reagan or Bill Clinton could not accomplish in their eight years in office each in only a year and a half. Congratulations Mr. President. :clap2:
     
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    What has O done to halt Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons? This Starwars Bar Scene is but a diversion of the public's mind from having done nothing in that regard. SecDef says Iran won't have a nuke in just months but in a year.

    Building many more weapons than were needed to do the job had more to do with the sorvability of the retaliatory capacity than MAD.
     
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    Missed my thread yesterday about Obama and Hu (China) talking about sanctions on Iran?
     
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    yeah because sanctions always work. oh wait.
     
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    No, not always. However, in the past, Russia and China have had Iran's back on this issue. China certainly does not, and I don't think Russia does either. Iran has no real huge allies in this fight any longer.
     
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    Bad argument. Look at NK. Look at Hugo Chavez in Venezuela. There are plenty of asshole dictators who need Iran's oil. I like the policy of "if your bomb hits our country, your country is vaporized."
     
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    Will you be disallusioned when that doesn't pan out and in 12 months Iran has nukes causing provoking proliferation throughout the ME?
     
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    I'm not expecting perfection. However, what you are doing is merely deflecting away from the topic at hand in order to try and criticize Obama for this. This is history in the making, progress.
     
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    Just be careful. Munich was history in the making, too.
     
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    Sure it was. Things are quite a bit different now though, I'm sure you'll agree.
     

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