The Origin of 'Too Nuclear To Fail'

By Jeffrey Goldberg

Michele Bachmann obviously read our cover story on Pakistan and its nuclear program. The line she expertly deployed, that Pakistan is "too nuclear to fail," comes from the article -- it is a quote from the Brookings Institution's Stephen P. Cohen. I'm glad Bachmann is reading high-quality journalism, but I think she should attribute this quote in the future to Cohen. 

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