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Not by us alone I have long been an admirer of Edwin Bramall but on Trident he is wrong (“Scrap Trident,” May). I am a supporter of the Global Zero movement and no lover of nuclear weapons but the crucial objective has to be multilateral, not unilateral, nuclear disarmament. Bramall asks how the UK can make any positive contribution to disarmament if “the only example we set” is keeping Trident. Since the end of the Cold War, Britain has got rid of all its free-fall nuclear weapons, nuclear artillery weapons and tactical nuclear weapons. It was the right thing to…

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