Never gonna happen. The U.S. likes having the big stick and being able to tell everyone else what to do, besides if we gave ours up and others managed to hide one or two then suddenly we would go from the bully to the bullied and the professional political class of the country would not like that.
That's why the caveat was verified denuclearization by all others. In a non-nuclear world the US would have more coercive power, not less.
"It's always reassuring to find you've made the right enemies." -- William J. Donovan
Re: Does Iran have a "Right" to Nuclear Weapons?[W:296]
Originally Posted by X Factor
I heard someone make the argument that Obama doesn't believe the US has any rightful role in preventing or hindering Iran from developing and maintaining nuclear weapons. I don't know that that's true, and nobody but the President can answer to what he believes, so I'll ask what you believe. If Iran has the ability, does it have the "right" to nuclear weapons? (By "right", I mean the U.S. and other nations would not be unjustified in trying to prevent it.)