[tags: nuclear war, atomic power, atomic bombs] - Ever since the invention of the nuclear bomb, there has been tension and what countries can have nuclear weapons and concern about the hazards of nuclear proliferation.Countries have had inner conflicts trying to decide whether they should build a larger arsenal or start one by virtue of their concern of how it will affect their nation and their safety.
Even though nuclear weapons possession might lead to nuclear war, nations should be able to possess nuclear weapons because conflicts would be averted, nations have the right to defend themselves, and nuclear powers would be overthrown....
[tags: Nuclear weapon, Nuclear proliferation] - The advancing technology and knowledge about the atomic power shifted culture and consciousness of the people.
It was between the United States and the Soviet Union.
It came to an end in 1991 when the Soviet Union broke apart (Swift, 2009, Element of the cold war, para 1).
The Nuclear Arms Race was a key factor in the Cold War.
It was the first time people thought the world might end (Swift, 2009, Element of the cold war, para 1). It impacted the Cold War by getting new technology, it led to the space race, and caused higher security measures....
As the French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner said “We have to prepare for the worst, and the worst is war’’ ("Alarm At Warning Of War With Iran.").
One of the many ways to be prepared and protected against harm is the possession of nuclear weapons.
In the article Nuclear Winter, based on the scientific paper “Global Atmospheric Consequences of Nuclear War”, Sagan explained and analyzed an unanticipated consequence, a drastic drop in world’s temperature, of a nuclear war.
In a historical context, potential use of nuclear warheads in Cold War (1947-1991) influenced the writer to highlight the consequences of a nuclear war....