Recent shift in nuclear policy not a means to an end

President Obama has recently announced his intention to amend the conditions upon which the United States would engage in nuclear retaliatory measures, even in the face of a biological or chemical attack against our homeland. This policy shift sets a dangerous precedent. Although any use of nuclear weapons constitutes a dramatic escalation in conflict; its use must remain as a practicable deterrent measure against any catastrophic strike against the United States.

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