- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at email@example.com.
War is never desirable, but I confess to wondering: Exactly how would the two countries confront each other as they escalated? Boycott each other’s films? Neil Young banned from performing in Copenhagen?