Dr Tim Wallis currently works on peace and disarmament issues for Quaker Peace & Social Witness and has been an active member of CND and other peace organisations over many years. In the 1980s he lived with his wife at a peace camp to stop Cruise Missiles being based at RAF Molesworth in Cambridgeshire. He subsequently did a PhD at Bradford School of Peace Studies on the impact of that campaign.
Dr Tim Wallis
Trident is Britain’s nuclear weapon system. The government likes to refer to it as the nuclear ‘deterrent’, but whether or not it actually works as a deterrent is an open question which we shall consider in a moment. What cannot be disputed is that Trident is a weapon system, designed…