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Mutually Assured Destruction and “credible deterrence” were pillars of America’s national security strategy during the Cold War. Today, those pillars have to be seen as shaky and in need of replacement. My Scripps Howard column on this question is here.

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...


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