In response to:

'Proportional' Response

Marie169 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 8:59 AM
Awsome as usual . Reading your latest book ( Intellectuals and Race ) that should be required reading in our schools . You are a treasure .
Since when has it been considered smart to tell your enemies what your plans are?

Yet there on the front page of the April 8th New York Times was a story about how unnamed "American officials" were planning a "proportional" response to any North Korean attack. This was spelled in an example: If the North Koreans "shell a South Korean island that had military installations" then the South Koreans would retaliate with "a barrage of artillery of similar intensity."

Whatever the merits or demerits of such a plan, what conceivable purpose can be served by telling the North Koreans in advance that they...

Related Tags: North Korea