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Nuclear deterrrence has ended


Whilst the issue of who would or wouldn’t press a red button (which of course does not exist) circulates on social media, the following paragraph is available on the website of the US Government Office of the Historian which dates back … Continue reading

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The week ahead


I suspect that most people view today as the end of last week, but people of a certain age and tradition may well see today as the first day of next week. That tradition includes but is not exclusive to … Continue reading

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Time for a new Secretary


The Right Honourable Michael  Fallon is Her Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for Defence or Defence Secretary which means he is head of the Ministry of Defence. It is clear from his comments over the last 24 hours that he … Continue reading

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The problem with deterrents


I missed last night’s BBC One Question Time with its exchange between the two Stephens. On the Labour side Stephen Kinnock defended the Labour Party current position on Trident and argued for a review and debate but not at this stage … Continue reading

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