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A Case Study in Magical Military Thinking

But how?

11:02 AM, Aug 16, 2010 • By GABRIEL SCHOENFELD
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Here is Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller, speaking at a U.S. Strategic Command conference last week, making the case for Senate ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty:

…ratification of the CTBT is central to leading other nuclear weapons states toward a world of diminished reliance on nuclear weapons, reduced nuclear competition, and eventual nuclear disarmament, a theme also reflected in the recently concluded Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

As we prattle on about setting an example, others build.  The delusional premise of the Obama administration’s non-proliferation policies are, in Gottemoeller’s remarks, displayed in miniature. 

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