I missed the day in Civics class when it was explained that the U.S. is the ultimate arbiter of who's allowed to have a Bomb, and that we reserve the right to unilaterally, preemptively attack any nation that tries to build a Bomb without our approval.
This is hubris, and it is going to get one or more of our cities vaporized by a terrorist nuke attack.
Right now, al-Qaeda & a few of its admirers are probably the only crazies who would actively pursue nuking a U.S. city.
After we attack Iran, they will have a lot of company.
Monday, April 10, 2006
More on Iran
While the threat has to be taken seriously, this is also true of course: