Tensions between the United States and China, as well as conflicts in the Middle East could spark off a devastating Third World War in less than a decade, warned political analyst Carlos Murillo.
"The arms race has reached such a scale that a new world war could erupt anywhere in the world. Many analysts believe that tensions in the South China Sea or the Middle East could become a trigger. Generally speaking, any conflict could spark a world war," Murillo told Costa Rican newspaper La Nación.WW3 will most likely to start if declining power (USA) makes pre-emptive strike on power that seems likely to surpass it soon (China + Russia.
But I beg to disagree!
Ever since the events of Hiroshiman and Nagasaki in the 1940s and discovery of nuclear weapons, I bet nobody wants to test the powers of the nuclear weapon on another country because its a no-win situation especially between super powers like Russia,China and the United States.
What can happen is threats and proxy war, but am not sure anybody is ready to burn the earth to its foundation just yet
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