|Jules Witcover: The limits of power in the Nuclear Age|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Two current news stories underscore how the world of power politics has changed since the darkest days of the Cold War, when the threat of nuclear Armageddon hung over the globe.
The first is President Obama’s acknowledgment that there is, in his words, no “military solution” to the Russian invasion and annexation of Crimea. His statement in one stroke lifted the once-terrifying cloud of a nuclear exchange between the United States and the Russian empire. His remarks in Brussels confirmed that such a catastrophe is today “unthinkable.”
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