Ed Driscoll

ON THURSDAY, Greyhawk posted an

ON THURSDAY, Greyhawk posted an obituary of the co-pilot of the B-29 that dropped the second atomic bomb on Japan, which effectively ended WWII without requiring an invasion of Japan that could have killed over a million men. He asked, “Could America drop a nuclear weapon, if it would actually save lives, today?”

The Wall Street Journal today makes the case for new low-yield nukes, designed to combat terrorism with a pinpoint response, or to hit targets buried deep underground, rather than the Cold War objective of obliterating whole cities.