The “balance of terror” numbers: where are the world’s largest nuclear arsenals?

“UBut nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought. The only advantage of our two nations having nuclear weapons is to guarantee that they will never be used. But in that case, wouldn’t it be better to eliminate them completely?†These words were spoken by Ronald Reagan at the height of the Cold War, when the number of warheads reached its peak: 70,374, in 1986. Only the United States The United States and Russia then held 90% of the world’s nuclear arsenal – which is still the case today.

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Francesco Giganti

Journalist, social media, blogger and pop culture obsessive in newshubpro

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