PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The Pentagon has drafted a revised doctrine for the use of nuclear weapons that envisions commanders requesting presidential approval to use them to preempt an attack by a nation or a terrorist group using weapons of mass destruction. The draft also includes the option of using nuclear arms to destroy known enemy stockpiles of nuclear, biological or chemical weapons."

"Will America ever learn again how to protect itself without sacrificing a great many innocent lives?"

'Taking stock of the forever war.'

* After a year of dealing with the death of their son, the Army changes its story on how he died.
* Andrew Cohen has four questions for Roberts. The NYTimes has twenty-five.
* News analysis: hurricane is bad news for the Republicans.
* Paul Krugman on the president's friends. Bob Herbert with survivors' stories.
* And the gay cowboy movie wins!

...If I get time for more news, I will post it in comments. Feel free to make your own additions there as well, as I won't have consistent access until tomorrow.
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