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Response to Bucky (Reply #43)

Thu Aug 8, 2013, 01:05 PM

45. "essentially a weapon of terror" - yep - it sure was.

 

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"the hope of the Americans was that the a-bomb would shock the Japanese into surrender--essentially a weapon of terror."

And still is. The World knows the USA has more nukes than the rest of the World combined.

But the USA is fearful that some nation will return in kind - a reasonable fear.

And if the USA keeps messing around with other nations . . . .

'nuff said.

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