USA Rollout New NPR Nuclear Posture Review

USA Rollout New NPR Nuclear Posture Review…

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When it comes to the USA armory – weapons – warfare and meddling in other countries affairs are never far off the agenda. Hence in today’s dangerous times Nuclear power is referenced by many around the globe. The latest gingoistic nuclear sabre rattler is Kim Jong Un of North Korea… But why is he is so insecure?

Easy really he saw what happened in Iraq – Libya – Egypt – Iran – Syria and more they had differences of opinions with the USA. The USA did not like the pushback so they removed from office President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt. Toppled Saddam Hussein in Iraq leaving behind a broken and troubled country. Disrupted Bashar al Assad in Syria, which has resulted in a proxy war being fought on many fronts by international actors with somewhat unclear and and in many cases none transparent objectives and agendas… Iran is in the US headlights identified as a country with expansionist aims and desires. Libya was uprooted and most essential service providers and transport hubs were disrupted before long term leader Muammar Gaddafi was brutally killed by a mob of vigilantes…

All these events and more, make Kim Jong Un believe that to keep his regime in power he must have nuclear weapons that work and are capable of keeping USA at bay. Why? Well the threats are always near or on headlines news about USA considering to nuke North Korea…

People cannot just make this stuff up as it comes straight out of The Pentagon in Washington.

To make sure preparation is complete the USA Rollout New NPR Nuclear Posture Review…

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 2018 Nuclear Posture Review

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Hobbesian nature of Review

Renowned 17th century British political philosopher Thomas Hobbes viewed the human condition in the state of nature — where no government, no civilization or no common power to restrain human nature exists — as a situation where humans are each other’s wolves and life is “solitary, nasty, brutish and short.” According to Hobbes, with the advent of government, such a situation is largely alleviated inside countries; however, the state of nature exists at all times among independent nations.

The preface to the NPR written by US Defense Secretary James Mattis is by definition a Hobbesian approach to the overall issue of international relations and the specific issue of weapons development and probably the most significant revision of US nuclear strategy since the Cold War.

“We must look reality in the eye and see the world as it is, not as we wish it to be,” the defense secretary said in his preface accompanying the report. “Given the range of potential adversaries, their capabilities and strategic objectives, this review calls for a flexible, tailored nuclear deterrent strategy.”

Based on a realpolitik approach to international affairs, not one based on moral or humanitarian principles, Mattis writes that the new strategy actually encourages “adversaries that even limited use of nuclear weapons will be more costly than they can tolerate, it in fact raises that threshold.” – Hobbesian nature of Review quote attribution PressTv.Com

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USA Rollout New NPR Nuclear Posture Review…

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