The U.S. Strategic Command Just Casually Tweeted About Nuclear War
News Week - "I feel like this isn't something to spring on us in a tweet," one woman said. "This is a truly frightening, chilling 'preview,'" another concurred.
Others voiced their alarm at the phrasing of the statement. "What's a worse option than nuclear?" one man asked. Others followed suit, questioning: "In what reality is nuclear the least bad option? You mean there is something worse than that?"
Choosing a lighter approach, some resorted to humor in response to the casual tweet regarding nuclear war. "Well, I'll sleep good tonight after reading that," one person joked. "What should we raid first? Alcohol or toilet paper?" another quipped.
The U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM) is a "global warfighting command" that operates to "deter strategic attack and employ forces, as directed, to guarantee the security of our Nation and our Allies," a mission statement on its website reads. It also controls any launch of nuclear weapons.
Every year, the agency submits a Posture....READ MORE
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