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Taking on the Nuclear Goliath

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Robert Koehler
““Just as we stood for freedom in the 20th century, we must stand together for the right of people everywhere to live free from fear in the 21st century. And . . . as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon, the United States has a moral responsibility to act. We cannot succeed in this endeavor alone, but we can lead it, we can start it.
“So today, I state clearly and with conviction America’s commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.”
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These words, the core of President Obama’s first major foreign policy speech, delivered in Prague in April 2009, now resonate with nothing so much as toxic irony — these pretty words, these words of false hope, which disappeared into Washington’s military-industrial consensus and failed to materialize into action or policy.”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Antiwar
Rinf Alternative News
Huffington Post
Common Wonders Blog
The Raven Foundation
La Progressive
Gilmer Free Press, Aletho News, The Greanville Post, Pagosa Daily Post, IslamiCity
Date: January 6,7,8,17,2016

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