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George Kennan on the Bomb

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To my mind, the nuclear bomb is the most useless weapon ever invented. It can be employed to no rational purpose. It is not even an effective defense against itself.” — George Kennan

George Kennan holds the distinction of being the only person to publicly and accurately predict both how the Soviet Union might dissolve and how the Russian Federation might spoil NATO’s expansion. He has also applied his keen powers of analysis to the Bomb and how it warps our thinking.

Read the full article in Arms Control Wonk.

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