…The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea…

  ........parsing our way ever closer to justifying a first strike............begs the question............. On the ground in Pyongyang: Could Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump goad each other into a devastating confrontation? By Evan Osnos The New Yorker A guard at the D.M.Z. This summer, the prospect of a nuclear confrontation between the United States and … Continue reading …The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea…

…A Vision Of Trump at War….

.....once upon a time..... How the President Could Stumble Into Conflict By Philip Gordon  Just a few months into the Trump administration, it still isn’t clear what course the president’s foreign policy will ultimately take. What is clear, however, is that the impulsiveness, combativeness, and recklessness that characterized Donald Trump’s election campaign have survived the … Continue reading …A Vision Of Trump at War….

……of horseshoes and hand grenades…….

HOLY CRAP KIDS!.... On the day of North Korea’s first atomic test in 2006, aides to President George W. Bush began phoning foreign capitals to reassure allies startled by Pyongyang’s surprising feat. The test, aides said, had been mostly a failure: a botched, 1-kiloton cry for attention from a regime that had no warheads or … Continue reading ……of horseshoes and hand grenades…….