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While nukes proliferate, Obama fiddles.

Feb 8, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 20 • By JOHN BOLTON
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With his counterproliferation strategies, such as they were, in disarray, Obama now pins his hopes on moral suasion, which has never influenced Iran, North Korea, or any other determined proliferator. Perhaps it would have been better had the president’s speech not mentioned national security at all.

John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is the author of Surrender Is Not an Option.


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