Thomas P.M. Bartlett calls nukes "the single best thing that has ever happened in mankind's long history of war":
...we are told that when "irrational" regimes reach for the Bomb, like Tehran's mullahs or Pyongyang's whacked-out Kims, we enter into a new, far more threatening era. And yet history remains clear on this subject: When nuclear monopolies are ended and existing rivalries are nuclearized, stability tends to break out time and again.
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