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10 Countries That Could Win A World War III

It's been 70 years since the end of the Second World War. In that time, technology has advanced dramatically, power balances have shifted, and the old wartime method of trenches and bayonets are truly

It's been 70 years since the end of the Second World War. In that time, technology has advanced dramatically, power balances have shifted, and the old wartime method of trenches and bayonets are truly obsolete. This gives rise to a hypothetical question: who is best-placed to triumph should a Third World War break out?

The way wars are fought have changed dramatically since WWII. Nuclear warheads have become more prominent, aircraft and naval technology is incredibly sophisticated, and the destructive capability of any modern military has exponentially grown since 1945.

Since there is no accurate way to predict the eventual winner of a hypothetical WWIII, this article approaches the question in a quantifiable manner by taking into account the military strength of each competing nation. Using the most recent statistics available, the criteria in which each country is judged is as follows:

Using this simple criteria, here are 10 countries that have a shot at winning a hypothetical WWIII.

10 Turkey

9 Germany

8 South Korea

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7 Japan

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6 France

5 India

4 United Kingdom

3 China

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2 Russia

1 United States Of America

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