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Why No State Needs Thousands of Nuclear Warheads

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Tags War and Foreign Policy

02/15/2021Ryan McMaken

The claim that the US needs an immense and varied nuclear arsenal "does serve one purpose: it keeps military budgets wondrously high."

Original Article: "Why No State Needs Thousands of Nuclear Warheads"

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