Experts Say

Britain's other nuclear weapons

March 22, 2018
By Paul Rogers

Several recent columns in this series have discussed the risk of nuclear war. Four trends have pushed the issue up the international agenda: North Korea's tests, Trumpís nuclear posture review, Russiaís development of new weapons, and rising tensions in Nato-Russia relations. A recurrent theme in these columns is the widespread myth that nuclear weapons are solely about deterring attack through the threat of an overwhelming response.
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