nuclear blindness
 n.— «Add to this the rise of truly intercontinental ballistic missile delivery of nuclear weapons, and the stage was set for what I have termed “nuclear blindness” and defined as “the tunnel vision suffered by successive governments, brought on by the mistaken belief that it is only the size of the bang that matters.”» —“Nuclear Blindness: An Overview of the Biological Weapons Programs of the Former Soviet Union and Iraq” by Christopher J. Davis Emerging Infectious Diseases July-August, 1999. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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