Also, it would offer an enormously “bad” example for “aspiring” nations, like Iran, for example.
It would simply mean, all those non-proliferation and promises of defence treaties are not worth the paper..
TPTB afraid of true, real, organic chaos that can arise. No, they won’t allow that.
P.S. Putin (as any other Muppet at Kremlin) is currently still under spell of that half-Tribal mummy in the zikkurat, nothing “real” will be allowed to happen until the mummy and its energy channels are neutralized.