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World War 3
If drawn into a war against Russia, U. Carlisle said fighting likely will follow a period of steadily rising tensions and warnings. That would give the U. Nevertheless, the Russians could seize the initiative and move quickly, putting the U. Sign up for the Early Bird Brief - a daily roundup of military and defense news stories from around the globe. By giving us your email, you are opting in to the Early Bird Brief. Reports cite a window of 36 to 60 hours for Russian forces to reach and begin siege operations on Tallinn and Riga, the capitals of Estonia and Latvia.
If you add North Korea's nuclear ambitions into the mix, an all-out war could be on the cards - but who would win if World War 3 broke out? We explore the options. As the world comes under fire from terror attacks, escalating hostility between Russia and the US, and conflict in Ukraine, a full-blown war could soon be more likely than ever. Donald Trump said his first order as president was to renovate and modernise America's nuclear arsenal, which he claims is "now far stronger and more powerful than ever before". The US is the only country in possession of fifth-gen fighter planes - F jets, plus the F which is not yet out of the testing phase. However, Russia is developing a new stealth fighter nicknamed The Ghost and China is working on four.
Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Hackers in Shanghai and Silicon Valley duel in digital playgrounds. And fights in outer space decide who wins below on Earth. Are theses scenes from a novel or what could actually take place in the real world the day after tomorrow? The answer is both. Great power conflicts defined the 20th century: Two world wars claimed tens of millions of lives, and the Cold War that followed shaped everything from geopolitics to sports. But at the start of the 21st century, the ever-present fear of World War III seemed to be in our historic rearview mirror.