“Trident came into the UK’s possession in the early 1980’s as a replacement for the Polaris missile system; it consists of submarines, missiles and warheads. The logic behind this is to deter a nuclear attack on the UK due to the threat of mutually assured destruction.” Sam Jacobsen and Joe Monk go Head to Head.
The negotiations over North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics has broken two years of diplomatic stalemate. Where do you stand on the issue of sports diplomacy? Is it effective? Read he arguments and vote in the poll.
We’re used to laughing at the bizarre behaviour of the world’s most eccentric dictatorship. But with the latest missile test last week, the so-called 'hermit kingdom' now has a credible long-range nuclear weapons program. Find out more here.