17 iunie 2019

‘Fewer But Newer’: SIPRI Report Finds Amount of Nuclear Weapons on Decline, But Getting Modernized


A recently published report reveals that although there has been a decrease in the world’s overall number of nuclear warheads in 2019, nuclear-armed states are currently modernizing their arsenals.The report , published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), found that nine states, namely the US, UK, Russia, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea, had a total of approximately 13,865 nuclear weapons at the beginning of 2019. The figure represents a [...]