March 23, 2014 • 11:02 AM
UKRAINE: APPROACHING CRITICAL MASS?
Critical mass in nuclear science is the smallest amount of fissile material needed for a sustained nuclear chain reaction. Critical mass in international politics is the smallest amount of aggression needed to start a war. Despite what President Obama and other Western leaders say and do, the situation in Ukraine may be fast approaching that point. (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)
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