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Nuclear Capabilities And Potential Around The World

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty has been signed by 189 nations since its creation in 1968. It has become the international standard by which nations are judged on their commitment to nuclear non-proliferation. But the treaty has not had a perfect record. Learn more about the spread and containment of nuclear capabilities around the world.


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NPT: Nuclear Proliferation Treaty; ICBMs: Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles



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