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The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.
The long negotiated follow-on agreement to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) has been completed and signed in Prague today. But what are the details?