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Old 22nd Mar 2021, 20:52
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etudiant
 
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Originally Posted by mahogany bob View Post
The Defence Secretary has confirmed a 44% increase in our Nuclear stockpile - in order to keep it credable - and also infers that we could respond to the grey area threats with a nuclear retaliation.

Even more important to Jaw Jaw Jaw rather than War War War !
Nukes are super cheap compared to conventional forces.
So it is logical that HMG should try to ease the pressures on an overstretched military budget by an increased nuclear capability.
Of course, as always, the devil is in the details, which remain to be revealed.
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