Monday, October 09, 2006

Proliferation Is The Thief Of Time

... so says C.J. in the British cult TV comedy The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin. I returned from a relatively news-free and even Internet-free weekend to the stories of North Korea's nuclear test - which appears to have been verified by seismic measurements.

I'm not an expert on anything, not even corgis, but it seems to me the world runs the risk of over-reacting to this event. I don't see what's changed - we already knew they were within reach of nuclear capability. So while those who know more can debate more, I would simply refer readers to this link with the advice that there is nothing new under the sun.