sean asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 decade ago

Do you think African Nations must arm themselves and manufacture nuclear weapons for the inevitable?

It has come to my mind some time ago that WW1and WW2 have all happened in Europe and caused by Europeans themselves. Some African countries were involved in the fighting only because they were under the Western Rule (Colonized) so they had no choice. But, with this new are of age we approaching with nuclear weapons stockpiles and climate change there is a chance that WW3 is just round the corner. So, if the inevitable happens and Africans haven't armed themselves then they are doomed to be defeated by the Axis Powers. I really think that countries in, especially, Southern African countries really need to arm themselves because if the war do happen countries would want to use the Western Cape of South Africa therefore we will need to arm ourselves to defend it otherwise we would just have to give it away as an OPEN SPACE, meaning we will just give it without a fight. Anyway i can right a book here if i don't stop now. So, i just want to hear your Opinion on this topic. Thanks.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    If a war is fought with nuclear weapons, both sides lose. I remember Gorbachev commenting that if all the soviet bombs were exploded in their silos - without even leaving the Soviet Union - then most people in the US would die.

    You say that there is a chance that WW3 is near. Then in the next sentence you claim it is inevitable. I really do not see that. If the most powerful counties can pull back from the nuclear option, WW3 is not at all inevitable.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

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