Deterrence, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and UK Trident

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This discussion paper is the fourth in a series and outlines the emergence of Britain's nuclear deterrence posture and thinking over the last seventy years, and how successive governments have sought to balance this with effective non-proliferation diplomacy.  Professor Simpson's paper outlines the evolution of Britain's twin-track approach of trying to address its own national security whilst strengthening global security through multilateral nuclear disarmament, and asks whether this approach has a sustained future ahead.

The report is published in the name of the author, rather than in the name of the Commission as a whole, but it will feed into the Commission’s deliberations.

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