Harperdog writes: "In 1999, Senate Republicans rejected the CTBT on the grounds that it wasn't verifiable. The NAS feels this is no longer true, due to new technology. Here's a quote: "Now, within days of the second Obama-initiated global Nuclear Security Summit, the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has released its much-anticipated report on the technical and security issues related to the CTBT. It provides ample evidence that the case for the test ban has never been better."" Link to Original Source
The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to
hang yourself. And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.