June 22, 2006

Clinton officials advocate striking North Korean missile

Vindication of Newt Gingrich's proposal? Ashton B. Carter and William J. Perry in today's Washington Post:

But intervening before mortal threats to U.S. security can develop is surely a prudent policy.

Therefore, if North Korea persists in its launch preparations, the United States should immediately make clear its intention to strike and destroy the North Korean Taepodong missile before it can be launched. This could be accomplished, for example, by a cruise missile launched from a submarine carrying a high-explosive warhead. The blast would be similar to the one that killed terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Iraq.

Posted by Hube at June 22, 2006 09:14 AM | TrackBack

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