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PacNet #12 – Method to the Nuclear Madness?

We were shocked and dismayed to learn that the Pentagon has allegedly been instructed to develop contingency plans calling for the use of nuclear weapons to deter or respond to a chemical or biological attack on the United States. We say "allegedly" because we are relying on (at best) second-hand accounts of the Defense Department’s Nuclear Posture Review. We haven’t had direct access to this classified report – but, then again, neither have the overwhelming majority of those who have joined the chorus of protest against this congressionally-mandated review.