Nuclear Romanticism VS Nuclear Realism

 We’re at the end of the second week of the NPT RevCon and amid the plethora of words Ward Wilson, a friend of Atomic Reporters, poses a question so fundamental that the conference is unlikely to address it: what is the utility of nuclear weapons?
Wilson’s argument is that if indeed we are wedded to warfare – and history past and present seems to bear it out –  nuclear weapons are not the right tools for the job, as technologically appropriate as taking a sledge hammer to repair a watch. Read How nuclear “realists” falsely framed the nuclear weapons debate on the pages of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

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