NUCLEAR NIGHTMARE: A story on postulates a “nightmare scenario” where Iraq launches a chemical or biological attack on Israel to provoke a nuclear response. While certainly nightmarish, the scenario strikes me as wildly implausible. Indeed, the same thing was postulated in 1991 and nothing happened.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.