Nuclear Weapons : The United States And Other Countries Around The World

1653 Words Mar 13th, 2015 7 Pages
Nuclear Weapons
The United States and other countries around the world once built the nuclear bomb for peace. Now there are thousands in the world.Nuclear Weapons are a major part of the worlds arsenal. There are approximately 17,300 nuclear weapons in the world.What do we do with all this destructive power? How many more do we need to maintain world peace? The world needs to cease the production of nuclear weapons. The United States of America need to lead in this act. Nuclear weapons no longer create warranted solution to peace. Even third world countries like North Korea are building nuclear weapons. Even third world countries like North Korea are building nuclear weapons. Although nuclear weapons are used as a source of security, changing the United States nuclear weapons policy could save our country a substantial amount of money, as well as making the world a safer place. First, the atomic bomb has played a crucial role in the world. The first atomic bomb was dropped “on August 6, 1945, during World War II (1939-45), an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later, a second B-29 dropped another A-bomb on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people.” (Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 2009) These bombs were called “Little Boy” and “Fat Man”. Despite clear indications that Japan had very little chance of winning, they became even more dangerous and declined the allies offer to surrender.…
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