Marc Fucarile, one of the many people who was injured in last month's Boston Marathon bombing is still recovering at Mass. General Hospital. Fucarile lost his right leg, and so did three of his friends. (May 10)
Decline Tostate: The only reason to have silo based ICBMs is for them to act as a "missile sink", requiring Russia to expend a significant portion of their counter-force efforts on knocking them out. Won't matter much, though, as both the US and the Russians are sized to do both counter-force and counter-value targeting. China is sort of an unknown. Officially, they maintain a force which is insufficient for a meaningful first strike on the US but sufficiently large and survivable to retaliate and inflict unacceptable damage. Unofficially, it's not know just how large their nuclear forces are. Either way, they aren't going to sit still in the face of US ABM advances. The dance goes on and the defense contractors get paid.