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Nuclear Weapons Modernization Threatens NPT?

Nearly half a century after the five declared nuclear-weapon states signed the NPT, none of them appears willing to eliminate them in the foreseeable future. Granted, the nuclear arms race is over but the world’s nine nuclear-armed states still possess more than 10,000 nuclear warheads combined. China, India, North Korea, Pakistan, and possibly Israel are increasing their stockpiles although at levels far below those of Russia and the U.S.

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