Why America Shouldn’t Threaten Preemptive War


Continually pushing for dominance in the backyards of the world’s nuclear powers is madness.

  • Doug Bandow
  • The National Interest

As a Senator, Kay Bailey Hutchinson was a moderate conservative. But as the current U.S. ambassador to NATO, Hutchinson seemed to lose her prior restraints. She appeared to threaten an attack on Russia.

Premt 1aMoscow is developing a new cruise missile which Washington claims would violate the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty.

If Russia proceeds, said Hutchinson, then the Putin government would be put “on notice” of possible “countermeasures,” which…

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