Top 5 Failed Efforts to Persuade Nations to Give up Nuclear Ambitions Staff
Posted: Nov 26, 2013 10:44 AM
Nuclear weapons provide such a great strategic advantage, even if never used, that nations that come close to developing them can almost never be persuaded to back down. Whether enemy or ally, most nations on the threshold of becoming a nuclear power cannot be persuaded to reverse course, and nations that already have the bomb have shown strong resistance to stopping further tests. Here are the top five examples: