New Army M-18 Elite Rifle (Approved by ACLU Lawyers)
All these scopes, and video cameras, allow everyone from CNN to the White House to approve all targets before the soldier can pull the trigger. The UN's Koffee Annan says all shots must be approved by a unamious vote of the 15-member Security Council, perhaps soon to include Hugo Chavez.
"The elimination of American opposition on this issue would open the way
to genuine normalization between our two nations. It might even
convince the Iranians that their country can flourish without nuclear
But this should also be made clear to Tehran: If a dirty bomb explodes
in Milwaukee, or some other nuclear device detonates in Baltimore or
Wichita, if Israel or Egypt or Saudi Arabia should fall victim to a
nuclear "accident," Iran should understand that the U.S. government
will not search around for the perpetrator. The return address will be
predetermined, and it will be somewhere in Iran."
Ted Koppel is a contributing columnist for The New York Times and the managing editor of the Discovery Channel.