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It’s Not You, It’s Me: America’s nukes are designed to comfort us, not scare the enemy

Foreign Policy — When Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter took the podium on March 1 to discuss the initial impact of sequestration, he said something very interesting. The Defense Department, Carter explained, would, at least for now, “strictly protect” two missions: The first, understandably enough, involves ongoing operations in Afghanistan. The second floored me. […]