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Nukes Considered After 9/11

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September 1, 2015
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Nukes considered after 9/11/01

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Nukes considered after 9/11/01

Silverstein Properties[/caption]A former aid to German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder has recently stated that President George Bush and his administration considered the possibility of using Nukes in retaliation for the attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon. The story was reported by Haaretz:The United States considered using nuclear weapons against Afghanistan in response to the September 11 attacks, Der Spiegel reported on its website Saturday.Michael Steiner, who served as a political advisor to then-German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder, told the German daily that the nuclear option was one of the possibilities examined after the attacks."The papers were written," Steiner said when asked whether the U.S. was considered using nuclear weapons in response to the attacks orchestrated by Al-Qaida's Osama bin Laden, in which almost 3,000 people were killed. "They had really played through all possibilities."Read the full story from Haaretz.[mwi-cat-listing cat="94" ppp="4" cols="4" desc="false" type="view" btn_color="black" ]

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