American writer and academic James Petras says there will not be any winners in a war between Russia and the United States and that Russians have sufficient nuclear weapons to destroy at least fifty of the biggest American cities.
US President Donald Trump reportedly told Russian President Vladimir Putin last week that if Washington and Moscow reignite the arms race, the United States would win it.
“If you want to have an arms race we can do that, but I’ll win,” Trump reportedly told his Russian counterpart during a phone call last week.
Putin’s revelation of new nuclear-capable Russian weapons that can reach the United States “really got under the president’s skin,” one official told NBC News on Thursday.
Delivering his annual state of the nation speech in Moscow earlier this month, Putin expressed concerns about the new US nuclear posture which he said has lowered the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons.
The new American policy…