Iran is not our friend, however smiley and polished their foreign minister is, and this deal has not solved any of the problems over Iran’s nuclear programme, much less over its regional agenda.
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Israel’s worst fear is the P5+1 signing a deal that leaves Iran closer than it can live with to a nuclear bomb.
The Western Mail is today reporting that a number of faith leaders in Wales are calling on the UK government to scrap the country’s nuclear deterrent altogether.
The argument for keeping the Trident nuclear deterrent boils down to the following: by getting rid of Trident Britain will lose its position as a leading world power; it will also leave the country open to attack by hostile powers.
When the money spent on Trident could be used to quadruple our investment in renewable energy, or scrap tuition fees for 30 years, or fully fund all A&E services in hospitals for 40 years – this is one good cut that the government can make.
With North Korea in mind, Left Foot Forward has taken a look around the world at who’s in and who’s out of the WMD club.
It seems increasingly likely that the Labour Party plans to fight the 2015 election on a platform of retaining Britain’s nuclear deterrent. Instead it ought to consider the innumerable better things the money might be spent on.
It is time for Des Browne and others to follow the logic on Trident, writes Kate Hudson, general secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).
What is the Iranian threat? Daniel Wickham looks at the validity of Israel’s fear of Iran, the possibility of nuclear weapons and the parallels with Iraq.
Yesterday, ‘positive’ talks between Israeli and Iran in Brussels were followed hours later by Benjamin Netanyahu vowing his readiness to “press the button”.