Militarization and WMD

Rest assured, the B61-12 is a "mini-nuke" with an explosive capacity of up to four Hiroshima bombs. It is categorized as a "defensive" (peace-making) weapon. According to scientists on contract to the Pentagon, the B61-11 and 12 are "harmless to civilians because the explosion is underground".
A B61-12 nuclear weapon ©the Center for Investigative Reporting
The focus on ISIS “madmen” capable of developing a nuclear bomb is an obvious smokescreen, a PR campaign to dissipate the fact that the danger of nuclear war largely emanates from the highest levels of US government.