Why the UK was wrong to back Trump's envoy against UN nuclear disarmament talks
Ignoring protests from the US, UK and some NATO countries, two-thirds of UN member states appear determined to conclude a nuclear ban treaty this year.
Negotiating a global nuclear ban treaty: nuclear-armed states vs the UN
UN negotiations start today in New York on a global treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons. Ignoring cross-party commitments to multilateral nuclear disarmament, the British government will be absent.
Historic UN vote to negotiate a Nuclear Ban Treaty in 2017
On 27 October, the UN General Assembly's Disarmament and Security Committee voted for negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons, with momentous consequences for Trident renewal.
Will Nagasaki be the last use of nuclear weapons?
Will the pincer movement of international humanitarian initiatives to bring into force a universally applicable Nuclear Ban Treaty, and Scotland's desire to become nuclear free, render Trident’s successor impossible? Part 3. Part 1, 2.
From Hiroshima to Trident: listening to the Hibakusha
“Humanity and nuclear weapons cannot coexist indefinitely. How much longer can we allow the Nuclear Weapon States to continue threatening all life on earth?” - Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of Hiroshima.
Hiroshima: do the British Members of Parliament remember ?
When Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May said she'd press the nuclear button during the July 18 vote on Trident, what does that mean on the 71st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing? Trident Part 2. Trident Part 1.