Released classified CIA documents show that the US was on the brink to using nukes against the North Korea, from the beginning of the Korean war to just this year, indicating that nuclear strikes are still possible. US often weighed NKorea `nuke option' - Yahoo! News The bombers that flew rehearsal runs during the war dropped dummy bombs. Wonder what the Koreans thought of that. Makes one wonder about other time we have been ready to unleash the power of the atom against other countries. How close were nuclear strikes to being used in Afghanistan against the caves in the east?