Will the world be free from nuclear weapons at any point before 2075?

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As of March 2022, the Federation of Atomic Scientists estimated that there are "roughly 12,700 nuclear warheads" deployed or stockpiled among all nations on Earth. 2,000 of these are on high alert, able to be launched on short notice. This is a significant reduction from a peak of 70,300 weapons in 1986.

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Some activists, such as the Global Zero campaign, wish to see total nuclear disarmament, whereas skeptics argue that nuclear weapons are necessary for a strategy of deterrence.

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