Which of these nuclear countries are least likely to start a nuclear war?

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China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. The PRC is a single-party state governed by the Communist Party, with its s... eat of government in the capital city of Beijing. It exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and two mostly self-governing special administrative regions. The PRC also claims the territories governed by the Republic of China, a separate political entity commonly known as Taiwan today, as a part of its territory, which includes the island of Taiwan as Taiwan Province, Kinmen and Matsu as a part of Fujian Province and islands the ROC controls in the South China Sea as a part of Hainan Province, a claim which is controversial due to the complex political status of Taiwan.Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, China is the world's second-largest country by land area, and either the third or fourth-largest by total area, depending on the method of measurement   more
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United States of America

The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States, America, and sometimes the States, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North Ame... rica between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.80 million square miles and with around 318 million people, the United States is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area and third-largest by population. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many countries. The geography and climate of the United States is also extremely diverse, and it is home to a wide variety of wildlife.Paleo-Indians migrated from Eurasia to what is now the U.S. mainland around 15,000 years ago, with European colonization beginning in the 16th century. The United States emerged from 13 British colonies located along the Atlantic seaboard   more
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Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Polan... d, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the US state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. At 17,075,400 square kilometres, Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia is also the world's ninth most populous nation with 143 million people as of 2012. Extending across the entirety of northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans nine time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms.The nation's history began with that of the East Slavs, who emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century   more
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Max.Wallace says2015-08-26T00:31:29.4329798Z
The only matter of this is, who will finish the war.
Max.Wallace says2015-08-26T00:32:08.5275822Z
Bunch of racists, not Nations of freedom.
stargate says2015-08-26T00:38:34.5438798Z
Max.Wallace says2015-08-26T00:42:35.0084454Z
There is more America in China, then China in America.
Vox_Veritas says2015-08-26T01:03:16.6130806Z
No side actually wants a nuclear war. However, if I were to rank them, Russia would be most likely to start a nuclear war. China and the United States would be tied.
triangle.128k says2015-08-26T01:06:18.4513430Z
@Vox_Veritas http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/Nuclear+weapons+sparky+sparky+boom+man_5be1bd_4896611.png
triangle.128k says2015-08-26T01:06:36.7974134Z
I'm pretty sure China far less likely than the US, especially considering they have way less nuclear weapons.
Atheist-Independent says2015-08-26T01:30:46.5510892Z
There are more nuclear countries than these three.
Vox_Veritas says2015-08-26T01:44:47.3652790Z
During the Cold War the USA was convinced that the Russians were going to destroy them sometime soon, and yet they never used those weapons during the Cold War. Today the U.S. enjoys superpower status and its current tensions with Russia aren't quite as high as they were during the Cold War. There's less reason for the U.S. to use these weapons than there was then. China is building up its military forces and it's becoming more aggressive. Be rest assured that they aren't any less likely to use nukes than we are.
bballcrook21 says2015-08-26T02:24:10.2968259Z
China has the fewest nuclear weapons and a very dependent economy. They could never drop a nuclear bomb on another nuclear nation without their economy crumbling.
biggest_pro_going says2015-08-26T15:08:17.2595114Z
Only the US would start a nuclear war
benhos says2015-08-26T21:20:43.2536305Z
Russia and the U.S. are pretty much the top 2 MOST likely to start a Nuclear War.
Kreakin says2015-08-27T21:41:39.2599190Z
Iran or Israel are far more likely.
triangle.128k says2015-08-27T23:28:04.7240512Z
@Kreakin The form of government isn't really a factor in starting a nuclear war, Russia is also democratic and China isn't communist.
triangle.128k says2015-08-27T23:28:50.8535469Z
China has much less nuclear weapons, and they're not as aggressive military wise as the USA.
Kreakin says2015-08-28T18:47:11.6032273Z
Umm check your facts there please.
triangle.128k says2015-08-28T19:00:42.9185693Z
That's you're comeback?
Kreakin says2015-08-28T19:12:11.8180440Z
Yep. It's all your empty statements required they are so wrong.
Kreakin says2015-08-28T19:13:12.1592308Z
Putin just killed his opposition. China is communist.
Kreakin says2015-08-28T19:14:47.9282447Z
Boris Nemtsov. Remember him??
triangle.128k says2015-08-28T19:24:05.1917241Z
But China is actually more Capitalist nowadays. Private corporations exist in China.
triangle.128k says2015-08-28T19:24:08.7050394Z
But China is actually more Capitalist nowadays
triangle.128k says2015-08-28T19:25:23.7103202Z
Deng Xiaoping helped drive China to be more Capitalist if I'm not mistaking.
Kreakin says2015-08-28T19:39:56.7543166Z
Only because they have to trade with a capitalist system, and to that extent they modified their ideology regarding this. They are still communist in ideology and political structure though. I guess it shows that enough money will make any nation reassess their views.
triangle.128k says2015-08-28T19:58:37.0184465Z
If China was entirely socialist or even communist, there wouldn't be a bunch of entrepreneur millionaires in China.

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