“I’d like to welcome our next guest. This is his second appearance in the Globe Theatre.. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome The Cold War!”
Nikonov said Russia’s response might be to put multiple warheads on its newest generation of strategic missiles. Karaganov said the Russians believe the results of abandoning the ABM treaty “will be negative, but will be your responsibility.”
Hey kiddies! The word of the day is “M.A.D.1“.
Curiously enough, CNN has just changed the main, headlining story to “Bin Laden Tape Released”. The fact that we just happened to drop out of the ABM Treaty is now “old news”. Grr.
1M.A.D. (abbrev.): Mutually Assured Destruction is “an evolutionary defense strategy based on the concept that neither the United States nor its enemies will ever start a nuclear war because the other side will retaliate massively and unacceptably.” (Col. Alan J. Parrington, “Mutually Assured Destruction Revisited“)