Category - trident

  • August 14, 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament said yesterday that Liam Fox had undermined his own argument for excluding nuclear weapons from the Defence Review.

  • August 10, 2010

    Christians are being encouraged to “share a little peace with their neighbours”, in the form of a new booklet from the Methodist Church featuring quotes on peace.

  • August 3, 2010

    British Quakers have announced that their most senior member of staff is standing down from her post. Gillian Ashmore has served for three years.

  • August 2, 2010

    Visiting the Hiroshima and Nagasaki exhibition currently on display in central London is an emotionally charged experience.

  • August 1, 2010

    A survivor of the nuclear attack on Hiroshima has urged an audience in London to tackle the root causes of war, marking the sixty-fifth anniversary of the bombing.

  • July 30, 2010

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) must pay the entire cost of renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system, the government confirmed today. This increases the chances of Trident renewal being delayed or scrapped as nuclear weapons have previously been funded by the Treasury.

  • July 16, 2010

    The MoD is resisting a Treasury plan to make it pay for Trident and its replacement. CND say this shows it to be far from an essential weapon system.

  • July 6, 2010

    The Defence Secretary has admitted that the “value-for-money” review of Trident will be completed by the end of July, provoking suspicion that he is only going through the motions.

  • June 27, 2010

    David Cameron has tried to use Armed Forces Day to whip up support for the unpopular war in Afghanistan, but the ruinous cost of ineffective military spending is clearly at odds with his government's rhetoric about the urgent need for cuts.

  • June 16, 2010

    Campaigners have criticised Liam Fox's decision not to include Trident in the Strategic Defence Review, saying it is mystifying how he could express the need for a "clean break" from Cold War-legacy thinking without being willing to review the '"greatest Cold War legacy" - the Trident nuclear weapon system.