President Kennedy delivers radio and television address on the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. White House, Oval Office, July, 26 1963 (Photo: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston)
Why letting our allies get nuclear weapons is a bad idea

It is tempting to think that it would be cheaper and more effective to have U.S. allies get the bomb rather than link their security to U.S. forces, bases, and assurances. But countries do not obtain the bomb in a vacuum.

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