The Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Weapons

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This world is modernizing everyday and we are witnessing a technological advancement in every field there is, nuclear weapons are not left behind. Unfortunately, there are countries working everyday and investing most of their money, citizens etc… into developing deadlier nuclear weapons than its neighboring country. People are completely aware about the havoc, a nuclear weapon can cause, Calls for a nuclear-weapon–free world are not new. Indeed, efforts by so many international activists and communities in the United Nations both in New York City and Geneva, Switzerland have been constant to achieve their goal of a nuclear free world since 1945, when those horrible weapons were used at Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan and caused various cancers and hundreds of thousands of deaths. None of the nuclear-weapon states, however, has ever been serious about having nuclear free wars …show more content…
This will make illegal under international law developing, testing, producing, manufacturing, possessing, transferring, using , threaten to use nuclear weapons etc….. It also makes it illegal to assist or encourage anyone to engage in these activities. The UK government did not agree to participate and even issued a statement against this treaty.
115 of the countries are already part of nuclear weapons free zones which cover Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the South Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and Africa. Nine countries have nuclear weapons. Almost 200 do not possess this power.
Many world leaders claim that nuclear weapons are vital shields for the planet. They claim that nuclear weapons are deterrents that prevent the world from breaking out in total war. Researchers are supporting this argument by declaring how nuclear weapons have been keeping peace. However, other researchers and scientists deny the effectiveness of nuclear weapons as deterrents and declare that nuclear weapons will lead the world into total