Why the nuclear arms race is on again | Mapped Out

After the Cold war, the fear of nuclear annihilation seemed like a thing of the past. But hostilities between the superpowers are on the rise again – and so are the world’s nuclear stockpiles. Russia is throwing nuclear threats, the United States is flashing its nuclear saber and China is rapidly expanding its arsenal. It’s time to wake up.

00:00 Intro
01:07 The history of nuclear deterrence as a survival factor
03:09 Russia attacking Ukraine revives old rivalry with NATO
07:18 There are no treaties which would limit their rivalry
08:28 Other countries are increasing their arsenal
10:53 Where does that leave us?

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