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Should All Nations Denuclearize?
The world would be a much safer place if nuclear weapons didn't exist.
Nuclear weapons could be lost unintentionally. The US alone lost
8 nuclear weapons
Testing nuclear weapons causes environmental damage.
Nuclear bombs can go off accidentally, as
this list of near misses
has been estimated
that the probability per year for a nuclear war to start is between 0.1-1.0%.
During the Cold War, the threat of nuclear destruction secured the peace.
Nuclear weapons are almost never used and work rather as a threat device.