Compare And Contrast Lowther And Mcmahon

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Blake Mcmahon and Adam Lowther look back to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, describe the destruction the bombing had caused, and acknowledge people’s concern regarding the danger of nuclear weapons. They counter the assumption of nuclear danger by asserting that if a country launch nuclear weapons it will spark deadly response from other nations. The nuclear characteristic of deterrent, they argued, is exemplified in the Cold War, in which the United States and the Soviet Union hindered themselves from the brink of war due to the horrific possibility of a nuclear war. Mcmahon and Lowther claim that nuclear weapons are still essential deterrents for the United States against countries that are developing nuclear weapons to
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