B-52s Back On ‘Ready Alert’ – Antiwar.com Blog

The US fleet of B-52 bombers is more than 60 years old. It’s been 26 years – since the end of the Soviet Union – that these bombers have been ready to take off and drop nuclear weapons at a moment’s notice. Over the weekend, US Air Force chief of staff, Gen. David Goldfein, announced that the US would be going back to the future – restoring this long-dead feature of the Cold War. Is this just a case of weapons in search of a war? Are we really back to the 1950s? Tune in to today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report:

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.

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