Nuclear weapons debate takes new form

James Carroll. Boston Globe, 15 June 2009 .


Prague was arguably the most important presidential speech in decades. Again, what made that resounding call for a new “form of the forms of thought” about nuclear weapons, was the president’s starting point – an acknowledgment of special American culpability. “As the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon, the United States has a moral responsibility to act.”

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