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Obama is still right: A world without nuclear weapons is possible

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Despite perceptions of a new Cold War, the US and Russia continue to respect the provisions of the New START treaty.

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Five interesting stories about Trident

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There have been some interesting stories about Trident in the press of late. Here are just a few of them.

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Iran hit pause, we need it to rewind

Iran is not our friend, however smiley and polished their foreign minister is, and this deal has not solved any of the problems over Iran’s nuclear programme, much less over its regional agenda.

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Why a bad deal on Iran is a nightmare scenario

Israel’s worst fear is the P5+1 signing a deal that leaves Iran closer than it can live with to a nuclear bomb.

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Welsh faith leaders say no to nuclear

The Western Mail is today reporting that a number of faith leaders in Wales are calling on the UK government to scrap the country’s nuclear deterrent altogether.

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Proponents of Trident are trapped in a bygone era

The argument for keeping the Trident nuclear deterrent boils down to the following: by getting rid of Trident Britain will lose its position as a leading world power; it will also leave the country open to attack by hostile powers.

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Trident: one good cut the government could make

When the money spent on Trident could be used to quadruple our investment in renewable energy, or scrap tuition fees for 30 years, or fully fund all A&E services in hospitals for 40 years – this is one good cut that the government can make.

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The nuclear club: who’s in and who’s out

With North Korea in mind, Left Foot Forward has taken a look around the world at who’s in and who’s out of the WMD club.

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Trident: Where the money might better be used

It seems increasingly likely that the Labour Party plans to fight the 2015 election on a platform of retaining Britain’s nuclear deterrent. Instead it ought to consider the innumerable better things the money might be spent on.

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Trident: Time for Des Browne and others to follow the logic

It is time for Des Browne and others to follow the logic on Trident, writes Kate Hudson, general secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).

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