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03-15-2013, 04:44 AM
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Originally Posted by RonFournier View Post
Here's an article by Kenneth Waltz, the father of neo-realism in international politics analysis. The subject is Iran but it explains how nuclear powers won't use the bomb because doing so would be against their fundamental objective: survival.

Why Iran should get the bomb, Kenneth Waltz - Foreign Affairs
Pretty much the argument I've been repeating for years now. Also explains why a nuclear armed Iran wouldn't be the end of the world.

Everybody wants to love and see a new tomorrow. Those unrational enough not to agree with that statement aren't handed over the keys to a nuclear weapon, they are simply weeded into services more to their calling: suicide bombers, not decision makers.

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