Evidently America isn’t the only country trying hard to commit national suicide.
Britain could make a major step towards disarmament if we were to drop our commitment to having a CASD
To replace our Trident defence system is going to cost at least £25billion.
Lib Dem Coalition ministers recently published a review to look at cheaper alternatives.
It showed that a smaller replacement for the present Trident submarine fleet would not be massively cheaper. According to the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, it would only save £60million a year or £1.5billion over 25 years.
Alternative nuclear options on land, ship or aircraft were also found to be less effective – and would actually cost more.
Full article: John Prescott: It’s time to sink Trident now (The Mirror)