There are strong competing arguments supporting the continued possession of nuclear weapons as well as the eradication of them. With an issue this complex, it is understandable that perfectly reasonable people will disagree. However, it seems entirely irrational for anyone to oppose the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). Entry into force of the [...]
Archive for July, 2007
With the demise of the USSR, the U.S. became the world’s sole super-power—at once the de facto global leader and a hegemon. Both roles often induce hubris, the excessive pride and ambition that usually lead to the downfall of a hero in a classical tragedy.