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What Countries Have Nuclear Weapons?

With international political tensions on the rise, the threat of an all-out nuclear war seems too close for comfort. What countries possess nuclear weapons? Is the likelihood of a nuclear war higher than we think?

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International Conventions and Legal Agreements
http://www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Treaties/npt.html
“The NPT aims to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to foster the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of disarmament.”

Israel Thought to Possess 80 Nuclear Weapons: Experts
http://www.nti.org/gsn/article/israel-estimated-possess-80-nuclear-weapons-report/
“Israel holds a nuclear arsenal of 80 weapons that were manufactured no later than 2004, according to a new analysis by noted Federation of American Scientists experts Hans Kristensen and Robert Norris.”

Nuclear Weapons: Who Has What?
http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2013/03/world/nuclear-weapon-states/
“More than two dozen countries have nuclear power, but only a few have nuclear weapons or are suspected of pursuing nuclear weapons.”

Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities Fast Facts
http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/07/world/meast/irans-nuclear-capabilities-fast-facts/
“Since 2003, worldwide concern over Iran’s nuclear program has increased as Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)spar over investigation and details of Iran’s program.”

5 Things We Still Don’t Know About North Korea’s Nukes
http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/12/politics/5-things-north-korea-nukes/
“The surprise disclosure of an intelligence assessment about North Korea’s nuclear capabilities this week raised further questions over what the United States believes the communist nation is capable of…”

How Advanced is North Korea’s Nuclear Programme?
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11813699
“North Korea’s nuclear programme remains a source of deep concern for the international community.”

North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program
http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/74904.pdf
“Restarting the Yongbyon facilities opens up a possible North Korean intent
to stage a “nuclear breakout” of its nuclear program and openly produce nuclear
weapons.”

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