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Which nuclear power poses the greatest risk to world security?

United States12 %12 %12 % 12.36 % (11)
China38 %38 %38 % 38.20 % (34)
India2 %2 %2 % 2.25 % (2)
Isreal7 %7 %7 % 7.87 % (7)
Pakistan29 %29 %29 % 29.21 % (26)
Britian1 %1 %1 % 1.12 % (1)
France0 %0 %0 % 0.00 % (0)
Russian Federation4 %4 %4 % 4.49 % (4)
No opinion4 %4 %4 % 4.49 % (4)

Total votes: 89
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Re: Which nuclear power poses the greatest risk to world sec
by Anonymous
on Apr 09, 2004

South Korea

Re: Which nuclear power poses the greatest risk to world sec
by Anonymous
on May 05, 2004
Where is North Korea, in this "poll"?

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1881: Five years after General George A. Custer's infamous defeat at the Battle of Little Bighorn, Hunkpapa Teton Sioux leader Sitting Bull surrenders to the U.S. Army, which promises amnesty for him and his followers.

1898: During the Spanish-American War on the way to the Philippines to fight the Spanish, the U.S. Navy cruiser Charleston seized the island of Guam.

1900: Chinese begin siege of foreigners in Beijing. Military delegations in the “Foreign Quarter” including the US Marine delegation band together to defend their charges.