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Herbert Scoville

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Prescription For Disaster

The MX missile system requires the placement of intercontinental ballistic missiles, each equipped with ten nuclear warheads, in constantly shifting patterns of underground deployment at sites that occupy vast tracts of land. This is a strategem for disaster, Herbert Scoville argues. "The scale of the MX deployment program almost defies comprehension. It can only be described by using the superlative case—the most expensive, the most everything, except effective.