British Lord Suggests Nuking Pakistan

Thinks it would serve as some sort of deterrent


It probably went largely unnoticed in States when Lord Gilbert, a former Labour Party defense minister, advocated nuking Pakistan, according to Huffington Post UK.

Yes, that's right, on Thanksgiving Day, Gilbert stood in the House of Lords and suggested that dropping the first nuclear bomb since Nagasaki on the soil of a dual U.S.-U.K. ally might prevent insurgent crossings into Afghanistan.