On September 27, Matthew Kroenig’s “Memo to the President” on how the United States should respond if Russia uses a nuclear weapon was republished in Market Watch.

To prevent Russia from employing nuclear weapons in Ukraine, the United States should issue a clearer deterrent threat. It could choose between vague or explicit threats issued publicly or privately.

Matthew Kroenig
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