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From the Prospect archive: should Brown get rid of Trident?

By Brian Semple  

Gordon Brown’s announcement that Britain will replace only three of its four Trident submarines has reignited the nuclear weapons debate, with pro-disarmament campaigners seeing the moving as a step in the right direction but not far enough, while sources within the armed forces argue the cuts will compromise Britain’s naval capabilities. It is an apt moment to revisit Prospect archive pieces from either side of the debate.

In December 2005, defence expert Lewis…

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