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Myth, Hiroshima and Fear: How We Overestimated the Usefulness of the Bomb

Abstract
Recent evidence from World War II and the Cold War shows that nuclear weapons are far less useful as military and political tools than has been believed. Far from giving a madman the power to conquer the world, nuclear weapons are clumsy, dangerous technology with very few real uses — even if you have a monopoly.
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