By Michael Levi
Jamuary 9, 2008
Politicians love to scare the wits out of people, and nothing suits that purpose better than talking about smoking gun” might be a mushroom cloud, to in 2004 conjuring “shadowy figures” with a “finger on a nuclear button” and invoking the specter of “radical nuclear jihad“ last spring….. From warning in 2002 that the “
With every week seeming to bring another nuclear bombshell, the candidates have plenty of fodder. The assassination of former Pakistani prime minister nuclear-armed nation. In November, a uranium smuggling operation was busted in ; barely a week later, a new intelligence report revealed that had shuttered part of its nuclear program, but Tehran continued to push forward with its dangerous efforts to produce nuclear fuel. No wonder people are worried.in late December has refocused attention on that fragile
Given the consequence of a successful attack, we’d be fools to convert from nuclear zealots who think the sky is falling to nuclear atheists who reject the existence of a real threat.