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Trick: What might be the case, is that the nuke is hard to get into a country.

Why would it be harder to get in than a planeload of drugs?

Trick: I can do that energy calculation on McVay vs Fawkes. Do you really want to know?

Not unless you think the total energy might differ by an order of magnitude one way or the other.

I realize that the total energy of an explosive is not the whole story: the speed with which the energy is released is important, as well as how effectively the energy is delivered to the structure. But I'm prepared to gloss over those details.
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