It didn’t take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a “dumb war.” But dumb wasn’t the half of it.
States acquire WMD both for national security and to ensure that the ruling regime survives.
Are the chemical weapons that Syria possesses cause for intervention?
Many of the same people who called for war with Iraq are repeating the mistake with Iran.
Nuclear weapons are a clarion call to look at the whole subject to which nuclear weapons are a sub-category — mass warfare.
Some mainstream pundits and Democratic Party lawmakers are finally raising the possibility that the Bush administration was determined to go to war regardless of any strategic or legal justification.