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U.S. and Russia Race to Build Nuclear Weapons They Can Actually Use Against Each Other

By Tom O'Connor On 1/10/18 at 2:58 PM

The U.S. and Russia have reversed decades of non-proliferation efforts in order to modernize and potentially expand their nuclear weapons arsenals, which both President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have touted as vital to the national security of their respective countries.

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Wednesday that his country's nuclear stockpile, the largest in the world, should be almost entirely fitted with new, advanced weaponry in the next few years. While the Russian military remains a fraction of its Soviet-era size, Putin's efforts to revolutionize his armed forces into a leading warfighting power capable of tackling conflicts abroad and defending the massive Eurasian country's borders have included a renewed focus on weapons of mass destruction.

Related: Trump administration plans to develop nuclear warheads for Trident missiles

U.S. and Russia Race to Build Nuclear Weapons They Can Actually Use Against Each Other
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I really do not believe that the US is set to build nuclear weapons that it hopes to "use" against Russia--or any other adversary.

Rather, the sole purpose of nuclear weapons is deterrence; and that is not likely, if our nuclear missiles (from about a half-century ago) are so massive and indiscriminatory as to destroy an enormous land mass, rather than targeting something specific.

So I am very much in favor of our upgrading our nuclear arsenal--with the purpose of its never having to be used.
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Funniest thing, when the Soviets engaged in an arms race with the US it led to their collapse. Now Trump supposedly Putin's puppet wants to upgrade the US arsenal forcing the vastly overmatched Russian economy to respond or capitulate. So, Putin has instructed his so-called asset to engineer the downfall of Putin's government.
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U.S. and Russia Race to Build Nuclear Weapons They Can Actually Use Against Each Other

By Tom O'Connor On 1/10/18 at 2:58 PM

The U.S. and Russia have reversed decades of non-proliferation efforts in order to modernize and potentially expand their nuclear weapons arsenals, which both President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have touted as vital to the national security of their respective countries.

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Wednesday that his country's nuclear stockpile, the largest in the world, should be almost entirely fitted with new, advanced weaponry in the next few years. While the Russian military remains a fraction of its Soviet-era size, Putin's efforts to revolutionize his armed forces into a leading warfighting power capable of tackling conflicts abroad and defending the massive Eurasian country's borders have included a renewed focus on weapons of mass destruction.

Related: Trump administration plans to develop nuclear warheads for Trident missiles

U.S. and Russia Race to Build Nuclear Weapons They Can Actually Use Against Each Other
My opinion is the two heads of state are making money for arms makers and taking a cut, sitting back and laughing at thus little people.
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I really do not believe that the US is set to build nuclear weapons that it hopes to "use" against Russia--or any other adversary.

Rather, the sole purpose of nuclear weapons is deterrence; and that is not likely, if our nuclear missiles (from about a half-century ago) are so massive and indiscriminatory as to destroy an enormous land mass, rather than targeting something specific.

Times a changing, maybe, possible.

So I am very much in favor of our upgrading our nuclear arsenal--with the purpose of its never having to be used.

, not world destroyers, but smaller localized... Take a look.


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Add China to that list. They're about to be exposed for their work in hacking the election.

I love this PR move by Mattis. Grinning widely while special forces troops drink snake blood.

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It seems that this need to be violent is going into over drive.. First civilian's killing/harming others and now Nations Military's drinking blood to foster it's need to harm..



Whats next???????????????
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Well not every PR move is aimed to communicate with Americans. The foreign audience may be the one they're trying to reach in images and symbols more important to them.

We're definitely feeling a bit aggressive tho....especially with the nuke capable bombers just moved to South Korea.
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Well not every PR move is aimed to communicate with Americans. The foreign audience may be the one they're trying to reach in images and symbols more important to them.

We're definitely feeling a bit aggressive tho....especially with the nuke capable bombers just moved to South Korea.


Meaning America's military/government.. More like 'Reaction" than being aggressive..

I recall N. Korea is the one who is acting aggressive... Sure seemed that way as I post a lot on them 'Kim the Little" acting the rocket man..
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U.S. and Russia Race to Build Nuclear Weapons They Can Actually Use Against Each Other

By Tom O'Connor On 1/10/18 at 2:58 PM

The U.S. and Russia have reversed decades of non-proliferation efforts in order to modernize and potentially expand their nuclear weapons arsenals, which both President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have touted as vital to the national security of their respective countries.

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Wednesday that his country's nuclear stockpile, the largest in the world, should be almost entirely fitted with new, advanced weaponry in the next few years. While the Russian military remains a fraction of its Soviet-era size, Putin's efforts to revolutionize his armed forces into a leading warfighting power capable of tackling conflicts abroad and defending the massive Eurasian country's borders have included a renewed focus on weapons of mass destruction.

Related: Trump administration plans to develop nuclear warheads for Trident missiles

U.S. and Russia Race to Build Nuclear Weapons They Can Actually Use Against Each Other
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