The atomic bomb ended WWII when the United States dropped Fat Man and Little Boy on the japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is what started the arms race known as the Cold War between the United States and Russia, the two major world superpowers left after WWII. The effects of the massive arms race between the two countries still to this day affect every citizen in the world due to the fact so many weapons of mass destruction were made some were even lost. Along with this, come many groups such as ISIS and Al-Qaeda and even the country of North Korea that seek to possess these bombs and or make their own to use for their own evil intentions against the free world.The world has rested on the policy of M.A.D (mutual assured destruction) for too long but with threat of suicidal extremists, this policy won’t work any longer so we must discard of our Metal Horsemen of the apocalypse and use nuclear energy for life instead of death.
In the twenty-first century the threat of nuclear war is still prominent but instead of the U.S.S.R the threat is now centralized in the Middle East and North Korea. So instead of building more bombs, as we did in the age of the red scare, we are now disarming them according to Sharon Squassoni the Director and Senior Fellow of the Proliferation Prevention Program . But problems in the middle east and with North Korea have caused us to keep a larger quantity on stand by. The United States is taking preventative