"A website with close ties to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has outlined why it would be acceptable to kill all Jews and annihilate Israel."
16. Why should I care?Submitted by MikeChalberg on Mon, 2012-03-05 12:09
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Simply put, there are literally hundreds of nuclear-armed missiles pointed at U.S. cities right now. Additionally, the future potential for more adversarial nations to acquire nuclear weapons and the capability to deliver them to the United States is certainly there as well as developing threats such as the Club-K missile system mentioned above. While we can try to work toward a world free of nuclear missiles, we should also consider whether or not it should be a priority for the United States to be able to defend itself against a nuclear attack, even an accidental one, that could either directly hit a major U.S. city or detonate in air to create an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) that may cripple much of our food, water, sanitation, and health care infrastructure by potentially destroying electronic devices.