President Clinton recently offered to make a written pledge to include the nuclear option in the retaliation package against any adversary that attacks U.S. troops with poison gas.
It was part of his effort to co-opt hard-line Republicans in the Senate into ratifying the Chemical Weapons Convention.
Copyright © 1997 JOC Group Inc. This article first appeared in The Journal of Commerce (1997), 7A.
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Taylor, Porcher L. "Chemical Weapons Treaty: Two Views-Keep U.S. Deterrents Credible." Journal of Commerce, 1997, 7A.