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Mutual Assured Destruction

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noun

a U.S. doctrine of reciprocal deterrence resting on the U.S. and Soviet Union each being able to inflict unacceptable damage on the other in retaliation for a nuclear attack.

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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”

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Also called MAD [mad] /mæd/ .
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