• SHARE

HONOLULU — President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry evidently surprised — and puzzled — their audiences during their debate in the election campaign when they both pointed to nuclear proliferation as the greatest threat to the national security of the United States.

The alacrity and agreement of their answers surprised analysts of national security, several of whom immediately surmised in private that the president and senator had seen intelligence reports that had not been disclosed to the public.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW