February 10, 2012

Obama Helps Unstable Regimes Get Nukes

Bolton & Markey, Christian Science Monitor

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For over half a century, stopping the spread of nuclear weapons has been a fundamental American foreign-policy objective. The Obama administration took office with a nonproliferation goal of “a world without nuclear weapons.” But it recently announced a change of course that will enable more nuclear weapons to end up in the hands of unstable regimes.

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