President Obama’s call for a review of US nuclear capacity is currently underway at the Pentagon. It’s got many of you asking who’s side Obama is on. Here’s some more information on what the review will include . He’s committing “the worst kind of treason” says blogger Cassy Fiano – do you agree? Or can a nuclear free US inspire states like North Korea, Russia and Iran to disarm?
What the heck is happening to our country?’ asks this blogger. ‘To ensure everyone likes the USA, President Obama’s approach is to set an example – for Russia, Iran, North Korea and other nuclear states – by cutting our own nuke arsenal and denying missile defense systems for Poland and the Czech Republic. There will be no peace without strength.’
He’s weakening America says rightpundit. ‘It seems that within his and his elite liberal friend’s life paradigm, if you are weak then the big guys won’t pick on you. I submit that view of the world doesn’t work very well in the real world.’ Has rightpundit got a point – is a nuclear free world just a worthy ambition?
The UK might be the first to follow in Obama’s footsteps. Labour have announced that they are backing away from plans to replace their nuclear deterrent programme, Project Trident. Does the US need to be the first country to disarm and can this really have a chain effect?