Thanks for that -- I wasn't aware of this. I'm not surprised that it involved China, actually.
Mark Gregson wrote: > > > Right. Uh huh. Sure. I don't think so. There was no credible threat of > > the use nukes by the US in the Korean War, and no threat whatsoever, other > > than accusations of such from the left, during the Gulf War. > > I heard President George Bush state at the beginning of the Gulf War that the US had >not ruled out the use of nukes in that war. That is a credible threat in my opinion. > > The threat in the Korean War was even more direct: > > http://www.centurychina.com/history/faq7.shtml > > "On May 19 1953, the Joint Chiefs recommended direct air and naval operations >against China, including the use of nuclear weapons. The National Security Council >endorsed the JCS recommendation the next day. > > Dulles, the Secretary of State was visiting India and told Nehru to deliver a >message to Zhou Enlai: if peace was not speedily attained, the United States would >begin to bomb north of Yalu, and US had recently tested atomic shells. " > > ========= Mark Gregson [EMAIL PROTECTED] ========= > > > -- > _______________________________________________ > Get your free email from http://mymail.operamail.com > > Powered by Outblaze > > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland “Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^^===============================================================