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Look Beyond Nuclear Deterrence to Deserve the Title of 'Civilization'

Toward A Nuclear Free World | IDN-InDepthNews
November 11, 2017
By Alexey Arbatov

There is a commonly accepted view that nuclear weapons have saved the mankind from a third world war during the last 72 years after their immense destructive power was demonstrated in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. The main argument boils down to the fact that such a war did not happen during the age of domination of nuclear deterrence in the international strategic and political environment.
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