Tag Archives: nuclear deterent

Disarmament

Corbyn interviewed on the BBC by Andrew Marr states that a Labour Government will conduct a strategic defence review and that the nuclear deterrent will be included in it. This should be no surprise. Last year, I argued that Trident should not be renewed; I am still of that opinion.   … » Read more …

On Trident Renewal

I have today, submitted this article, on reasons not to renew Trident to Labour’s “Your Britain” site, I am now looking to see how to submit it to the Labour Party’s trident review. The Your Britian URL is http://www.yourbritain.org.uk/agenda-2020/commissions/international/britaina-s-defence-and-security-priorities/on-trident-renewal or http://bit.ly/1TZP6TD if you prefer a short URL. My submission focuses on the defence arguments, its ineffectiveness as a defence weapon, its questionable independence, its cost and its opportunity cost. If you agree, please visit the Your Britain site and vote for it.  … » Read more …