This article by Professor Michel Chossudovsky describes the casual and complete way in which neoconservatives have incorporated the use of tactical nuclear weapons into US war doctrine. These weapons are widely distributed, and theater commanders now have the discretion to attack with nuclear weapons. Anyone so naive as to believe that there is a scrap of morality anywhere in the US government should read this documented account. Has the reformulation of US war doctrine transformed service in the US military into an immoral act?
Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal. He was columnist for Business Week, Scripps Howard News Service, and Creators Syndicate. He has had many university appointments. His internet columns have attracted a worldwide following. Roberts' latest books are The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West and How America Was Lost.