Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear War
Over most of the sixty years following the Cuban missile crisis, the danger of a deliberately launched nuclear war steadily declined. That, however, has been changing over the last decade. The slow deterioration at the level of major nuclear powers has now, after February 24, suddenly taken a dramatic turn. Large-scale war among major powers, unthinkable a year ago, no longer is, writes Valdai Club expert Robert Legvold.