The Arms Race, 1949-1963

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Clues

  • Argued to deter nuclear war due to the devastating effects both sides would experience (7, 2, 6)
  • Balance between the nuclear military strength of both sides (7, 6)
  • Eisenhower's policy that entailed responding to any nuclear attack with a counter strike big enough to annihilate the Soviet Union. It involved brinkmanship (7, 11)
  • First generation of nuclear weapons based on uranium or plutonium (6, 5)
  • Launched by the US government during the Second World War to manufacture nuclear weapons (9, 7)
  • Nuclear attacks designed to destroy small areas rather than devastate entire countries (7, 7)
  • Perceived disparity between the Superpowers nuclear arsenal (7, 3)
  • Series of CIA plots to eliminate Fidel Castro and his regime (9, 8)
  • US thermonuclear tests in November 1952 (4, 5)
  • When one power possesses nuclear weapons and no other (7, 8)

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