Experts Say

The internet has made nuclear war thinkable again

The Globe and Mail
December 16, 2017
By Rafal Rohozinski

Nuclear weapons formed the basis of strategic stability between the nuclear superpowers for the past 70 years. The threat of instantaneous and mutual annihilation helped concentrate minds, including the establishment of clear and unambiguous "rules of the game" among the superpowers. States continued to compete, but competition was never allowed to compromise overall strategic stability.
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