nuclear blindness
 n.— «In contrast to the global frenzy triggered by North Korea’s nuclear weapons test, the threat of biochemical WMDs has prompted a muted response from the West. The reason may be what former weapons inspector Christopher Davis has dubbed “nuclear blindness,” which he defines as “the tunnel vision… brought on by the mistaken belief that it is only the size of the bang that matters.”» —“North Korea’s Biochemical Threat” by Simon Cooper Popular Mechanics Feb., 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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