Is the best nuclear deterency in truth not to have any? if you look around the world today you will see that those countries that have no nuclear weapons and none based on thier land are no nuclear threat to anybody so have none pointed at them and wont be dragged into nuclear conflict either???
The Development and Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
The 20th century saw revolutionary breakthroughs in many fields of science and technology. Besides the many discoveries and inventions in the fields of electronics and telecommunications, few of the leaps forward had more direct impact on people's lives and society at large than the advances in nuclear science. Below you can learn more about one particular aspect of the nuclear revolution: the development and spread of nuclear weapons.