US Nuclear Arsenal gets a Makeover

During the Cold War, the United States, engulfed in an arms race with the Soviet Union built tens of thousands of Nuclear weapons. The concept was simple. Each side guaranteed attack deterrence by ensuring mutual destruction. Now that the Cold War is over, some question the need for such weapons. JFK famously said: “It is an ironic but accurate fact that the two strongest powers …

At What Point do the Polls Matter?

A  2011 blog post from George Washington University beautifully explains through a chart that the further out from an election a poll is, the less likely respondents are to choose the eventual nominee. Polls are not predictive. But this is specially true the further you are from election day. Then there are those polls that tell you how the election would turn out …