Politics

Donald Trump wants to spark new Arms Race

During the Cold War, the Arms Race threatened the world with total destruction as both sides of the Iron Curtain raced to build as the biggest and baddest Nuclear Weapons, and as many as possible. The Arms Race was stopped by a series of Treaties designed to reduce and limit the number and type of missiles. Many of those treaties remain in force today and have kept nuclear weapons in check. But alarming rhetoric from Donald Trump recently has suggested that the US President wants to start a new arms race, with America as the top of the pile. Fresh from declaring that the US is going to pull out […]

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Corbyn Wants to Disband NATO and Abolish Trident

Newly elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has set out his views on the future defence of Britain clearly with his thoughts on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Trident and the Terrorist Threat of Deash and Al Qeada. Speaking prior to the election result he stated that NATO should have been “disbanded when the Berlin Wall fell” and that the UK should unilaterally give up its Nuclear Weapons. NATO is a treaty of nations which aims to promote peace through Unity based on the ethos that if you attack one NATO member, you attack all NATO members. This has been a significant factor in maintaining global peace since the end of […]