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Old 04-11-2006, 04:56 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by patteeu
And if that doesn't stop them, then just stand by as Iran goes nuclear?
We did when Pakistan got the bomb.

MAD is still a legitimate tactic even in the post cold-war age. It worked for many decades, and will work for the forseeable future.

Realistically, I'm much more concened about Terrorists getting their hands on a surplus "Soviet" nuke than I am about Iran giving them one.
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