Dr Tim Wallis

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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.

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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…