Nuclear Balance of Terror: 25 Years After Alamogordo

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Nuclear Arms Race and Strategic Policy

The age of nuclear weapons will soon be 25 years old. It was on July 16, 1945, that the first atomic bomb—a pygmy compared with its descendants—was successfully tested on a remote stretch of desert near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The first fire-blast to be caused by the splitting of atoms marked far more ...

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