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The real nightmare for the Russians isn't some Rube Goldberg ABM installation in Poland, it's the possibility of a first strike by the United States against the Russian nuclear arsenal, and according to a recent article in Foreign Affairs by Keir A. Lieber and Daryl G. Press, this nightmare is getting closer to reality all the time.

The Rise of U.S. Nuclear Primacy is full of very bad news for Russian generals and their old allies in China:

That article in Foreign Affairs was discussed here:
Let's play nukes (by kcurie on May 17th, 2007)

The imaginary (or symbolic universe) that it is coming out of Washington is: "we are really that close... that close to get a shield and then we will be able to nuke everyone we want with no retaliation".

Interesting diary and comments.

We have met the enemy, and he is us — Pogo
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Dec 20th, 2007 at 09:17:30 AM EST

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