Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: nd Syria”, Global Research, 6/24,­prepares­to­wage­offensive­first­strike­strategic­nuclear­warfare­against­russia­china­iran­ north­korea­and­syria/5340299) ¶ Since “nuclear deterrence” is not now and has never been the Obama administration’s nuclear weapons policy from the get­go, then by default this means that offensive first­strike strategic nuclear war fighting is now and has always been the Obama administration’s nuclear weapons policy. This policy will also be pursued ¶ and augmented by means of “integrated non­nuclear strike options.” (Ibid). ¶ Therefore the entire 2013 NPR and Obama’s recent nuclear arms “reduction” proposals must be understood within this context of the United States pursuing an offensive, strategic first­strike nuclear war­fighting capability as augmented by non­nuclear strike forces: “After a comprehensive ¶ review of our nuclear forces, the President has determined that we can ensure the security of the United States and our Allies and partners and maintai...
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