What countries have Nuclear weapons?

I need any info on Nuclear Weapons, as long as you cite a ".gov" website.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    * Argentina - Conducted a nuclear weapon research program. [2]

    * Belarus - Had 81 single warhead missiles which it returned to Russia by 1996. [3]

    * Brazil - Conducted a nuclear weapon research program. [4]

    * Egypt - Had a nuclear weapon research program 1954-1967. [5]

    * Israel - Not a member of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, has refused to deny possessing nuclear weapons. Suspected to possess nuclear weapons by the International Atomic Energy Agency. According to the National Resources Defense Council and the Federation of American Scientists, they may possess 100-200 weapons. See Dimona and Mordechai Vanunu.

    * Iran - Iran denies any intention to develop nuclear weapons, although the CIA claim otherwise. [6][7]

    * Iraq - Had a nuclear weapon research program during the 1980s and 1990s. In 1996, the UN's Hans Blix reported that Iraq had dismantled or destroyed all of their nuclear capabilities. Exact dates remain disputed. [8]

    * Japan - Japan conducted research into nuclear weapons during the Second World War. [9] While Japan has the technological capabilities to develop nuclear weapons in a short time there is no evidence they are doing so. Japan's constitution forbids it from producing nuclear weapons and the country has been active in promoting non-proliferation treaties. There exists some suspicion that there may exist nuclear weapons located in US bases in Japan. [10]

    * Kazakhstan - Had 1,400 nuclear weapons, returned them all to Russia by 1995. [11]

    * North Korea - On January 10, 2003 North Korea withdrew from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Allegedly they have since announced their posession of several nuclear weapons to US diplomats.

    * Saudi Arabia - In 2003 members of the goverment stated due to the worsening relations with the USA, Saudi was being forced to consider the development of nuclear weapons. However so far they have denied that they are making any attempt to produce them.

    * South Africa - Produced 6 nuclear weapons in the 1980's but dissassembled them in the early 1990's. [12]

    * Ukraine - Possessed about 5,000 nuclear weapons when it became independent in 1990. It transferred all of these to Russia by 1996. [13]

  • odier
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    the long term objective is to slowly shrink the style of nuclear weapons right down to none yet as quickly as the genie is out of the bottle, it somewhat is tough to place it returned in. the impediment is administration. so a techniques, the nuclear-in a position countries have maintained administration of their inventory (or so all of us wish) and have saved their government alright to no longer enable a despot wherein could no longer care much less approximately freeing a nuclear warhead/bomb. additionally, those countries are no longer in so dire of financial straits that they have seen (or so we are hoping returned) advertising nuclear weapons to para-militia/terrorist companies. the less countries that have nuclear weapons, the extra secure the international is as an entire.

  • 1 decade ago

    In Order Made.

    USA

    RUSSIA

    BRITAIN

    FRANCE

    CHINA

    ISRAEL(Undeclared)

    INDIA

    PAKISTAN

    N KOREA

    No other Nations have Nuclear Weapons.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Thats not the reason you Americans are in Iraq! You are there because they have refineries of natural gas!

    I do not know about Iraq, but Russia sure does, America, Japan, Korea,..........can't think any other!

    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201004...

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  • 1 decade ago

    well many countries do....it would be easier to ask who doesn't ...but america, russia, iraq ,iran, Europe,i don't believe africa does nor does Australia

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Lott's actually:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_states_with_n...

    This will tell you everything you need to know.

  • Drone
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    USA..Russia..China..India..Pakistan declared..undeclared may be more..

  • 1 decade ago

    iraq, thats why we are still there

    and russia

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