JFK‘s Passionate Plea to Russia to Avoid Nuclear War

Analyzing Kennedy’s ‘Peace Speech’ almost 60 years later

If you live in a NATO-aligned country, chances are better-for-than-against that you have a Russian-made intercontinental ballistic missile pointed at you right now; well, technically one of the MIRVs (for Multiple Independently-targetable Reentry Vehicles).

Even where I live in West Michigan, what people on the coasts call “Flyover country”, we have a baker’s dozen nuclear warheads aimed at us.

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Multi-Branch Veteran | Military & Global Security Writer for War is Boring, GENmag, OneZero, Edge | Law Student at WMU | TEDx Speaker | Dad to 3 | Hates nukes

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Wes O'Donnell

Multi-Branch Veteran | Military & Global Security Writer for War is Boring, GENmag, OneZero, Edge | Law Student at WMU | TEDx Speaker | Dad to 3 | Hates nukes