NUCLEAR ARMS RACE


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Jun 08 2020 32 mins  

American President Donald Trump recently boasted about a new "super duper missile". 
While Russia President Vladimir Putin talked of his Countries superior nuclear forces.
Russia has now changed it\s nuclear doctrine to include the use of nuclear weapons in a conflict with NATO.   And China too is stepping up production of nuclear stockpiles.
Nuclear arms control agreements are expiring and unravelling.  A NEW ARMS RACE has begun.

British Rear Admiral John Gower, CB OBE, served, until his retirement in December 2014, as Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Nuclear & Chemical, Biological) in the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).  And Christine Parthemore is Chief Executive Officer of the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR).  Both join us on BACK STORY with Dana Lewis to discuss the increasing dangers of nuclear weapons.