The men with their finger on the nuclear button debate what it would take to push it.

World War Three: Inside The War Room

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In a hypothetical ‘war room’, top military and political experts discuss potential reactions to Russian aggression in Eastern Europe and what diplomatic and military moves could curb them. Can the unthinkable last resort – a nuclear attack – be avoided?

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