Long live deterrence to dissuade nuclear attacks
It’s not absolutely foolproof, but it has protected us all from nuclear war for 75 years.
When Joe Biden, pictured, replaced Trump last January it looked like reviving the Iran nuclear deal would be simple. Washington would drop all the sanctions Trump had slapped on Iran, Tehran would undo all the cautious steps it had taken on enriching uranium beyond the treaty’s limits to bring pressure on America and its allies, and everybody would live happily ever after, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Facebook