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Think for a moment about the logic behind nuclear nonproliferation.
America tells its allies and the nations it informally defends that they do not need nuclear weapons because of the American nuclear umbrella, that our nukes will deter any enemy with bad intentions, and that no threat exists to independent nations requiring the development of their own nuclear arsenal due to America’s deterrence regime.
This trust in America has worked since the late 1940s.
But where does the world find itself today?
Ukraine voluntarily gave up nuclear weapons it possessed on the promise by America to defend it from enemies. […]