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International law is clear and unequivocal. Responsible officials should have been prosecuted as war criminals. Instead they're extolled as heros.
Humanity "has been victimized by an international conspiracy of ongoing criminal activity carried out by the nuclear weapons states under the doctrine known as 'nuclear deterrence,' which is really a euphemism for 'nuclear terrorism.' "
Doing so again may be the last time. Humanity may perish in the process. It may go the way of dinosaurs, and "planet earth will become a radioactive wasteland."
Waging war against Syria and Iran could precipitate it. Will cooler heads stop crazed leaders from risking it? The stakes are much too great not to try.
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