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And two nuclear strikes from Russia will be enough. US Forecast

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Two successive massive nuclear strikes by the Russian Federation will lead to catastrophic consequences and will reduce the ability of the US to respond, leading to Lenta.ru report opinion of Professor Georgetown University Matthew Krenig.




The professor calculated that during the first strike, Russia "could destroy 131 the American city, where about 70 millions of people live, and also reduce the ability of the United States to a massive response."

The second blow, he said, could have come "at 12 cities and lead to the death of 28 million people."

With that, according to Krenig, if America significantly reduces its nuclear arsenal, then during the second attack 28, not a million people, will suffer. This is due to the fact that "Russian missiles will have to hit less nuclear targets in the US (that is, missiles will be released to destroy peaceful cities," VO "), and also the fact that the United States will have fewer missiles to destroy nuclear targets in the territory Of Russia. "

Such assessments were given by the professor in his monograph “The Logic of the American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Excellence is Important”, which was published in February of this year.
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  1. Grandfather
    Grandfather 8 May 2018 12: 49
    +4
    Two hits will be enough. The US predicted a nuclear disaster
    I agree ... to let everything go at once, and put an end to the ended humanity, for it is precisely an infection that destroys everything in its path, nature, ecology, and any eco-balance ..- spectacular on Earth, some negatives, and the Planet could be The cradle of Organic Life in space, in the Universe ... although ... organics are evil, apparently ... (about people I)
    1. 210ox
      210ox 8 May 2018 12: 51
      +5
      So sit straight and don't rock the boat!
      1. Logall
        Logall 8 May 2018 12: 51
        +31
        Russian missiles will have to hit less nuclear targets in the United States (that is, missiles will be released to destroy peaceful cities ...)
        I felt like such a villain, a bloodsucker, already horror ...
        Is this a call for a preemptive strike and an increase in US nuclear forces? No, "partners", so the world cannot be built ... But to destroy is easy! How many times do we need to repeat that we don’t need a world without Russia ?!
        1. Major Yurik
          Major Yurik 8 May 2018 12: 57
          +2
          Quote: Logall
          Russian missiles will have to hit less nuclear targets in the United States (that is, missiles will be released to destroy peaceful cities
          I felt like such a villain, a bloodsucker, already horror ...

          Hello Sasha! Between us bloodsuckers telling me it seems that the old professor is a provocateur! Although .....! yes
          1. Logall
            Logall 8 May 2018 13: 04
            +3
            Yura, hello!
            Quote: Major Yurik
            Between us bloodsuckers telling me it seems that the old professor is a provocateur!

            Do you think he decided in such a sophisticated way to settle accounts with life? Very original! hi
            1. Major Yurik
              Major Yurik 8 May 2018 13: 18
              +2
              Quote: Logall
              Yura, hello!
              Quote: Major Yurik
              Between us bloodsuckers telling me it seems that the old professor is a provocateur!

              Do you think he decided in such a sophisticated way to settle accounts with life? Very original! hi

              No, I think the old man was sleeping badly, got up on the pot several times a night, and in the morning he wrote such crap, like burn it all with a blue flame! They have such miracle workers there, Washington is full, they are sick, damn it! laughing
              1. Shurik70
                Shurik70 8 May 2018 13: 34
                +7
                Khrushchev once said during negotiations that 4 hydrogen warheads would be enough for the destruction of England, and 6 for France, and the USSR has these bombs. After that, negotiations immediately switched to a constructive dialogue.
          2. Thrall
            Thrall 8 May 2018 13: 04
            +8
            A planet will be useful for a couple of thousand centuries to rotate without people ...
            1. Shurik70
              Shurik70 8 May 2018 13: 37
              +5
              No comments
          3. Boa kaa
            Boa kaa 8 May 2018 17: 41
            +3
            Quote: Major Yurik
            old professor - provocateur!

            Pancake! He’s a naive nerd !!!
            I also found D ^ Artagnan! If the world’s slaughter goes, then we’ll surely put megatons of heels into the Yeolustone Carrier, and Status-6 (or whatever it will be) will launch a powerful tsunami ... am
            Kapets will be SGA !!! And not 82 million of 322's! dead sad
            And this - a nerd, by no means, he can’t catch it! Or does he think that the United States will have a chance to survive in such a foreign country? negative
            Well, nerd, well, a mole library !!! fool
      2. Proxima
        Proxima 8 May 2018 13: 07
        +7
        Quote: 210ox
        So sit straight and don't rock the boat!

        Just the opposite. This expert also urges the US to “rock the boat”, namely, not to reduce, but to increase the nuclear arsenal. With all the ensuing consequences. That is, the American military-industrial complex is lobbying, but Russia is a kind of horror story belay so that American taxpayers open their wallets wider fellow
        1. Nasrat
          Nasrat 8 May 2018 13: 12
          +2
          Quote: Proxima
          Quote: 210ox
          So sit straight and don't rock the boat!

          Just the opposite. This expert also urges the US to “rock the boat”, namely, not to reduce, but to increase the nuclear arsenal. With all the ensuing consequences.

          And comrade, soon shout Hurray! I wanted ... and there were followers ... wassat

          1. Proxima
            Proxima 8 May 2018 13: 18
            +3
            Quote: Nasr
            And comrade, soon shout Hurray! I wanted ... and there were followers ... wassat

            Okay, so ... May 9 in the yard, it’s not a sin and a couple of times to fool around! Maybe a friend already notes, also not a sin! drinks
            Happy holiday to you, forum users! hi
      3. vadim dok
        vadim dok 8 May 2018 13: 54
        +1
        But will America "quietly" sit and wait until the bombs fall on? And their nuclear missiles from all their submarines, Arly Berkov, Tikanderog, as well as planes from aircraft carriers, will not bring down Russia? Blessed is anyone who believes!
      4. armourer
        armourer 8 May 2018 19: 15
        0
        And this is not only America's concern! It concerns everyone! Mushrooms is for you, do not shoot with a gun
    2. Grandfather Makar
      Grandfather Makar 8 May 2018 12: 53
      +4
      Well done, that predict ...! We don’t forecast anything in Russia at all ..
      We live on evil EVERYONE! And in which case we will survive ... Definitely!
      1. Andrey Yuryevich
        Andrey Yuryevich 8 May 2018 13: 10
        +1
        no matter what they write or invent, Life certainly will not disappear, just as wars, cannibalism, and all vices will not disappear .. it’s just that the scale will be reduced, and it’s easier to rule by a smaller cattle. hi
        1. vkl.47
          vkl.47 8 May 2018 13: 23
          0
          Someone will command. Everyone will die from radiation. This is not a game.
          1. Vadim237
            Vadim237 8 May 2018 14: 05
            +1
            "Everyone will die of radiation." Only in the first days after the explosions - two weeks will pass and the background will decrease to normal.
        2. vovanpain
          vovanpain 8 May 2018 13: 49
          +3
          Quote: Andrey Yurievich
          Life certainly won’t disappear

          Of course, Andrei Yurievich will not disappear laughing microbes also survive in space during a nuclear winter. laughing hi
    3. vkl.47
      vkl.47 8 May 2018 13: 12
      +1
      One tab is enough
    4. Hammerlock
      Hammerlock 8 May 2018 13: 19
      0
      and do away with finished humanity

      so start with yourself
    5. Denis Obukhov
      Denis Obukhov 8 May 2018 13: 31
      +3
      Scary))) the poor thing already managed ... 82 million will be only primary victims and another 200 million within a month from the consequences of the application)
  2. Svetoch
    Svetoch 8 May 2018 12: 51
    +3
    Why doesn’t it mention that the United States will be the first to strike, thereby destroying millions of Russians? It is clear Russia the evil empire am There is our demonization.
    1. NEXUS
      NEXUS 8 May 2018 13: 18
      +8
      Quote: Svetoch
      Why doesn’t it mention that the United States will be the first to strike, thereby destroying millions of Russians?

      The fact is that in the event of an exchange of nuclear strikes, America will be completely destroyed, and the Russian Federation only 70%. At the same time, there is also a hyper-speed glider Vanguard and KR Burevesnik, as well as an underwater drone Poseidon. The Americans have no chance to survive, from the word at all. However, like the Europeans.
      The emergence of a new deterrent weapon gives us time to strengthen and strengthen our positions and raise the social sphere from ruins.
      1. Vadim237
        Vadim237 8 May 2018 14: 09
        +2
        "Like the Europeans." And they won’t spend on them, 100 tactical missiles with nuclear equipment will be more than enough to destroy the largest American bases in Europe.
        1. NEXUS
          NEXUS 8 May 2018 14: 11
          +4
          Quote: Vadim237
          100 tactical missiles with nuclear equipment will be more than enough

          And the Macedonian was just created to the liking of Europeans.
  3. Ivan Tarava
    Ivan Tarava 8 May 2018 12: 53
    +6
    Someone must answer for Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  4. Zubr
    Zubr 8 May 2018 12: 54
    +5
    There will be no second strike. If we beat, then for sure ... God forbid, of course ..
  5. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 8 May 2018 12: 54
    +4
    So is it worth it to constantly escalate the situation and provoke Russia? But the professor is silent about this and focuses on the fact that in no case should the American nuclear potential be reduced. And if Russia does not want to be destroyed, then it would be desirable to bring it to its knees and fearfully to the “bear disease”. In a word madhouse.
  6. viralig
    viralig 8 May 2018 12: 56
    +2
    Insanity grew stronger.
    No matter how clever it was, they consider direct losses, and indirect ones who will predict. If there is a nuclear war, there will be no winners. Everyone will lose - even those who did not participate.
    1. zoolu350
      zoolu350 8 May 2018 13: 08
      +1
      These are all horror stories. Cataclysms and larger scale nuclear explosions happened on the planet, but life was reborn. Thanks to our ancestors, who gave us a huge territory, we have the best position for conducting nuclear weapons. In the place of the oligarchy of the Russian Federation, I would immediately transfer all conflicts to the plane of nuclear weapons use, observe the plums of the Fed owners and their slaves and tax them with a huge tribute, but the oligarchy of the Russian Federation is too cowardly and greedy for this.
    2. 22 dmdc
      22 dmdc 8 May 2018 13: 10
      +1
      Poor Poles and Romanians - these are guaranteed to be destroyed. Even if at the last moment the command “Don't be” is followed, a corridor for ICBMs will already be laid.
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  8. Altona
    Altona 8 May 2018 12: 58
    +6
    "Why is this world needed if Russia is not in it?" I agree with that.
  9. parusnik
    parusnik 8 May 2018 13: 03
    +3
    Delirium, some person considers losses in a nuclear war. in which there will be no winners, no losers, no civilizations ... And after a long nuclear winter ... Negroes will go to settle again ... if they survive ...
    1. Vadim237
      Vadim237 8 May 2018 14: 12
      +2
      There will not be any “Nuclear winter” - there will be a crap ecology of regions over which thermonuclear explosions will occur, as well as a humanitarian disaster - with all that it implies.
      1. Fedor egoist
        Fedor egoist 8 May 2018 16: 35
        +2
        There will be no crap ecology - there will be a destroyed infrastructure of regions over which thermonuclear explosions will occur, as well as a humanitarian disaster - with all that it implies.
    2. Reptiloid
      Reptiloid 8 May 2018 18: 02
      +1
      Quote: parusnik
      ........ And after a long nuclear winter ... the blacks will go to settle again ... if they survive ...

      Negroes don’t live that much !!!! But in general, I have repeatedly read science fiction that it is the Negroes who survive in such a situation, mutate, and are subjected to white, yellow ..... One of these works is "" - Farnham Free possession "" . Robert Anson Heinlein is the author of this novel. I don’t remember the authors of others. BUT, like Robert Sheckley, there was something on this subject, something on Howard’s topic.
      This is their old silly hope.
  10. Hariton laptev
    Hariton laptev 8 May 2018 13: 05
    +2
    and you will remember the words of Lavrov about not distant people. There are no other words. Here it is the wolf face of America, to bomb peaceful cities, not military facilities, not infrastructure, namely peaceful cities. Yes, not one Russian citizen has such a thing in his brain.
  11. John Snow
    John Snow 8 May 2018 13: 11
    +2
    Americans in their spirit, everyone considers casualties. I am sure our answer will be unexpected and will lead to a complete military defeat of the enemy. After all, we are humane people and do not attack first, but we will never come to terms with the liberated peoples, and we end wars in the capitals of aggressor states.
  12. Masya masya
    Masya masya 8 May 2018 13: 11
    +5
    And two nuclear strikes from Russia will be enough

    why two? one is enough ... on the Yellowstone volcano to hammer ... there will be no continuation ...
  13. Vard
    Vard 8 May 2018 13: 13
    +1
    And the fact that the rest will die within a few months from hunger and disease ... it's like ... like it does not count ...
    1. Vadim237
      Vadim237 8 May 2018 14: 15
      +1
      In conditions of increased radiation, microorganisms, pathogenic bacteria, quickly die - in Chernobyl, the corpses of animals do not rot, they dry out and become mummies.
  14. Zomanus
    Zomanus 8 May 2018 13: 15
    +1
    Yeah. Again, apparently, they came up with something.
    They counted, farted and changed their minds.
    Not, thanks to constantly updated SNF
    with us, a repeat of World War II will not work.
  15. Amateur
    Amateur 8 May 2018 13: 17
    +2
    Didn’t he hear about Stalin’s Strait?
  16. Pacifist
    Pacifist 8 May 2018 13: 23
    +1
    hmm .... can I have a stupid question? And why the hell do we need it? As far as I understand the situation, this is the reasoning of the yard punks on the topic whether she will rake or not if she runs into that "very smart athlete."
  17. Dormidont
    Dormidont 8 May 2018 13: 23
    +1
    The theoretical research of the professor is clearly not enough experimental component
  18. askort154
    askort154 8 May 2018 13: 26
    0
    What is there to comment on? The professor wrote an article commissioned by the US military-industrial complex.
  19. Azazelo
    Azazelo 8 May 2018 13: 28
    0
    All something measured are calculated. But then don’t consider all one khan to the world.
  20. Dead duck
    Dead duck 8 May 2018 13: 37
    +4
    The professor calculated that during the first strike

    It is not necessary to count, already after the first mass riots and mass suicides will begin.
    without light, internet and mcdonalds themselves will die out request
  21. flicker
    flicker 8 May 2018 13: 44
    +1
    "Professor" is like his nickname, not his academic title wassat
  22. viktor.
    viktor. 8 May 2018 14: 06
    +1
    Quote: Shurik70
    Khrushchev once said during negotiations that 4 hydrogen warheads would be enough for the destruction of England, and 6 for France, and the USSR has these bombs. After that, negotiations immediately switched to a constructive dialogue.

    hi An exceptional couple of Yars and Poplar are planted in the center of the Pentagon and enough for the eyes, they do not know what WAR is, the death of relatives and friends of Famine and Devastation !!
  23. RainTNT
    RainTNT 8 May 2018 14: 12
    0
    Quote: NEXUS
    At the same time, there is also a hyper-speed glider Vanguard and KR Burevesnik, as well as an underwater drone Poseidon. The Americans have no chance to survive, from the word at all. However, like the Europeans.

    Well, this is only after 7 years and then not exactly.
  24. viktor001
    viktor001 8 May 2018 14: 31
    +1
    write nonsense
    when exchanging an equal number of strikes - the percentage of survivors in Russia and the United States will be approximately the same,
    in fact, if in modern conditions fuck Moscow and Washington, once, then how the country will cease to exist just the same Russia, there will be just a conditional Russian territory.

    ps I’ll tell you a terrible secret, the total area of ​​the country and the specific population in people per km square, they don’t say anything at all about the country's resilience to a nuclear strike, but they say the percentage of decentralization of the main industries, the level of their localization on the ground, the degree of urbanization of these places, and indeed the level urbanization of the country.
    We have a lively industry two times and have miscalculated, to beat out elementary, are there duplicate leadership systems in the country? no, the Russian Federation - a federation only on paper, goof the government - the collapse will be instantaneous, with a war of all against all in the face of external invasion.

    I don’t see anything good in such idiotic propaganda articles
  25. Valerevich
    Valerevich 8 May 2018 15: 11
    0
    Vadim237
    "Everyone will die of radiation." Only in the first days after the explosions - two weeks will pass and the background will decrease to normal.
    In the exclusion zone, in the Chernobyl region, both people and animals live, all the way through.
  26. Sneaky Urus
    Sneaky Urus 8 May 2018 15: 15
    +1
    How such conclusions amuse. wink "Destroy 131 cities." Yeah, Russians have nuclear weapons solely to kill 78 million Americans. wink Wow, how stupid they represent us ....
  27. Topotun
    Topotun 8 May 2018 15: 54
    +2
    What the hell are two hits? If ours fix launch on the territory of Russia and a hedgehog is understandable. The answer will be full-blown. Games in nobility end before they start. Otherwise, it may turn out that there will simply be nothing to shoot. Provided of course that the government (GDP) does not flinch. And then, as in the war of three 8-ks, Medvedev chewed and chewed snot .... So far, Putin did not give a kick and within a week it did not end ....
  28. Totah155
    Totah155 8 May 2018 16: 28
    +2
    Wake up people!
    What kind of punches?
    Or do you have another balloon?
  29. Kudrevkn
    Kudrevkn 8 May 2018 17: 08
    0
    But will the Earth withstand so many blows? here one meteorite makes a rustle at all !?
    1. viktor001
      viktor001 8 May 2018 17: 31
      0
      nuclear weapons lose a little to especially interesting natural phenomena, meteoricists hollowed out four orders of magnitude more powerful than the entire arsenal of mankind
  30. Simon
    Simon 8 May 2018 17: 15
    +2
    With that, according to Krenig, if America significantly reduces its nuclear arsenal, then during the second attack 28, not a million people, will suffer. This is due to the fact that "Russian missiles will have to hit less nuclear targets in the US (that is, missiles will be released to destroy peaceful cities," VO "), and also the fact that the United States will have fewer missiles to destroy nuclear targets in the territory Of Russia. " --- From this, I realized that Krening hints that the Americans do not need to reduce, but only increase the production of atomic weapons. So they will build it up and will not go to disarmament. So that the confrontation will go further. request
  31. Grandfather Makar
    Grandfather Makar 8 May 2018 17: 59
    +3
    We have a lot of things in the taiga .. And the warrant officer will have time to press the button, swearing and baptizing on everything and everyone .. BUT HE WILL DO IT! and even a soldier ..
  32. Anatoly Yakovlev
    Anatoly Yakovlev 8 May 2018 18: 45
    0
    Something like that, everything got tired, it would be more likely to have peace in the whole world. Who support the CHILDREN! Merkel, May, Macron, are not considered
  33. APASUS
    APASUS 8 May 2018 19: 15
    +1
    I think one nuclear missile is enough for the United States. For Americans, the main damaging factor is not radiation or light radiation, a blast wave or electromagnetic pulse, for hamburger eaters the main factor will be hysteria in the media. Because the destruction of only two skyscrapers on September 11 terrified America.
  34. Old26
    Old26 9 May 2018 12: 43
    0
    Quote: Shurik70
    Khrushchev once said during negotiations that 4 hydrogen warheads would be enough for the destruction of England, and 6 for France, and the USSR has these bombs. After that, negotiations immediately switched to a constructive dialogue.

    IMHO, another bike, only modified over the years. What kind of negotiations, with whom - is unclear. The non-proliferation treaty was international, developed at the UN level. The treaty banning the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, outer space and under water, or as it is also called the Moscow Treaty, is more likely a test explosion of the “kuzkin’s mother”. not Khrushchev’s words, how many bombs will we destroy

    Quote: Zubr
    There will be no second strike. If we beat, then for sure ... God forbid, of course ..

    Well, the second one will surely be, not everyone will probably be able to shoot back at once, but not as powerful as the American professor writes. He writes in his trend how those who order music from them want to hear it ...

    Quote: zoolu350
    These are all horror stories. Cataclysms and larger scale nuclear explosions happened on the planet, but life was reborn. Thanks to our ancestors, who gave us a huge territory, we have the best position for conducting nuclear weapons. In the place of the oligarchy of the Russian Federation, I would immediately transfer all conflicts to the plane of nuclear weapons use, observe the plums of the Fed owners and their slaves and tax them with a huge tribute, but the oligarchy of the Russian Federation is too cowardly and greedy for this.

    This is far from horror stories, and cataclysms larger than the general nuclear war did not occur in the memory of mankind. The vast territory is certainly good, but not the main thing. Especially when you consider that in these large-scale territories we live with such a small population.

    Take, for example, the territory and population of the EU countries - and such regions of our North as Yakutia, Chukotka, Kamchatka, all autonomous okrugs of that region - Yamalo-Nenets, Khanty-Mansiysk, Nenets, Krasnoyarsk Territory - the territory is twice as large as the EU countries, and the population about 76 times less. Well, the Americans will not spend their nuclear munitions on these territories, and what will it give.

    So to say that because of the territories we will have a better situation - I would not draw such conclusions. Both we and they will destroy the nodal points of the state’s infrastructure, and there will be a huge number of victims, and what will give for the subsequent development and restoration of the country if almost the entire population of 50 thousand people remains in Chukotka, but at the same time zero industry ??

    Quote: Masya Masya
    And two nuclear strikes from Russia will be enough

    why two? one is enough ... on the Yellowstone volcano to hammer ... there will be no continuation ...

    Marina, Marina !!! Well, you want to continue the general conversation - remember this American volcano. But do not forget that the Earth is a single organism and if we activate it (which is simply even physically and technically impossible), then the same volcano will wake up in other countries, in particular in Russia there is a volcano, smaller, but nonetheless there is. And not only America will get, but Kamchatka will simply cease to exist, and Primorye will easily go under water. It is necessary??
  35. sib.ataman
    sib.ataman 9 May 2018 16: 01
    0
    It’s hard for us to understand their logic! They have a different culture and civilization-predators, in a word!
  36. The poor man
    The poor man 9 May 2018 18: 05
    0
    And who said that, that we will destroy US military facilities in the first place. Indeed, as the practice of American military operations shows, the most effective measure of influence on the enlightenment of the brains of the American population is a quantitative factor in the destruction of their compatriots. So it will be enough to have one thermonuclear bomb in a densely populated city, better than the capital of the United States, so that the surviving people instantly realized that it was time to end the war. Unfortunately, one bomb will not cost, since the process will already be launched. Now, if the people of America understood this, then they would not have had such presidents and senators. And we, the Russians, if it is destined to die, we would like to do it with the dignity of a great country, without, to no one needing, yelling and regret, because, to paraphrase our president, why should we live if our beloved Russia does not exist. Therefore, one should not be afraid and cling to life in order to only survive, but it is necessary to beat the enemy to complete victory, no matter what. We will not attack anyone and will not allow anyone to boss on our land. Better to die than to be someone's lackey, slave, vassal, etc.
  37. Satanator
    Satanator 10 May 2018 02: 06
    0
    tightly insane professor - played with the lives of millions like paper soldiers! fool

    during the reign of Reagan, normal Americans (those who are in their right mind and mind) shot the film "The Day after" about the consequences of a nuclear war between the USSR and the USA - everything is ideally laid out "on the shelves" there - and who is the aggressor , and how it all ends ... - relevant today!