Originally Posted by Celestial-Todd
It's actually a quite well known fact that powerful factions within the US and Soviet governments were just itching to launch all out war with each other for a long fucking time. I'm talking before the advent of nuclear weapons and the cold war as well. The only reason they didn't was they had M.A.D (Mutually Assured Destruction). Both sides knew that no matter who attacked first, they'd both be wiped off the face of earth.
Um, dude, this post is confusing. MAD was because of the advent of nuclear weapons. Without both sides having nukes, there isn't really MAD.