Letter Brian Quail: In spite of a blackout on the media, a historic David v Goliath struggle is taking place which effects every person on earth. One of the smallest countries in the world – the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) – is suing all nine nuclear-armed states at the International Criminal Court (ICJ) for their failure to implement the Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), which they signed in 1968. Under Article VI, all signatories agreed, “to work in good faith for the elimination of nuclear weapons”. However, far from eliminating them, the nuclear-armed states are all at present engaged in modernizing their weapons.
Herald 19th March 2016 read more »
The US Air Force is investigating 14 guards at a nuclear weapons site after they were accused of using illegal drugs, including cocaine.
BBC 18th March 2016 read more »