PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

"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."
-WashingtonPost.com

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

'Taking stock of the forever war.'

QUICK NEWS:
* 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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