Why did ICAN win the Nobel prize? Because the vast majority of countries want to see nuclear weapons banned. Britons rarely get to hear their perspective.
New Statesman 12th Oct 2017 read more »
Officials told NBC that President Trump, during a July meeting about worldwide U.S. military operations, was shown a picture of how the country’s nuclear weapons stockpile has declined since the 1960s. Trump then allegedly suggested he wanted a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal to return it to its highest point of over 30,000 weapons. Other officials in the room were taken aback by Trump’s comments, according to NBC, and the meeting allegedly prompted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s now-infamous labeling of Trump as a “moron.”
Washington Post 12th Oct 2017 read more »