Obama says use of nuclear weapons to fight al-Qaida 'not on the table,'

The Illinois senator warned Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf earlier this week that he would use U.S. military force in Pakistan even without Musharraf's permission if necessary to root out terrorists.
However, when asked by The Associated Press after a breakfast with constituents whether there was any circumstance where he would be prepared or willing to use nuclear weapons to defeat terrorism and al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, Obama replied
¬ęThere's been no discussion of using nuclear weapons and that's not a hypothetical that I'm going to discuss. PR INSIDE

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