The Pros And Cons Of Soviet Union's Nuclear Weapon

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After the Soviet Union developed the technology for a nuclear bomb the playing field leveled and in my opinion became policy simply because both nations had leaders and Governments who wanted to be the big boy on the block and hold the nuclear solution as the trump card. For either nation or all nations who had the weapons it kept everyone at bay because we knew now the destructive power and no one really wanted to fire the first shot (probably for fear of retaliation or collateral damage). The only pro to this as a policy is the retaliatory option it offered us in case the Soviet Union decided to launch on us or our allies. perhaps other policy benefits are that it moved forward more advanced surveillance techniques, satellite programs and
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