In the United States evaluated the effects of a nuclear attack from Russia
In the USA Professor at Georgetown University Matthew Kroenig in the book “the Logic of the American strategy: why strategic superiority important” calculated possible losses to the American side of nuclear strikes against Russia. It is reported by The National Interest.
According to his calculations, the first Russian nuclear strike on the United States will be destroyed 131 of the city. In addition, affected 70 million people. Kroenig also took into account that while Russia will oppose retaliation from the American side.
It is noted that in the destruction the counter USA part of the Russian nuclear Arsenal second gift on American soil will lead to the deaths of 28 million people and destruction of 12 cities. According to Kroenig, with the elimination of the United States as their Arsenal of Intercontinental ballistic missiles, the number of deaths due to first strike from the Russian side may reach 82 million
Earlier it was reported that at the research center of the U.S. Congress are worried that the launch of conventional missiles on suspected enemy of the Russian and Chinese parties may decide that the US used nuclear missiles and respond similarly.