Archive: Trident

HMS Astute is an operational nuclear-powered submarine in the Royal Navy,

Trident renewal: Both inevitable and hypocritical

Contradictions and myths make it difficult for politicians to hold an intellectually coherent position on Trident. The resulting compromise is full of flaws - and could even be illegal.

Opinion Former Articles

  • A nuclear confrontation could be on the horizon

    Coalition descends into confusion over Trident

    The coalition has endured a day of bickering and confusion over its position on Britain's nuclear deterrent, after Nick Clegg warned ministers were "jumping the gun" over Trident.

  • £1bn of funding for nuclear sub reactors announced today

    Coalition's nuclear sub row resurfaces

    The coalition split over the future of Britain's nuclear deterrent has been reopened by a new £1 billion Ministry of Defence (MoD) commitment to powering the UK's nuclear submarines.

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