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Scottish ´yes´ vote ´will force Britain
to abandon nuclear weapons´

Telegraph [UK], by Georgia Graham

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/16/2014 11:09:05 PM

Britain will be forced to abandon its nuclear weapons if Scotland becomes independent, a senior admiral has warned. In an article for The Daily Telegraph today, Vice-Adml John McAnally said Scottish independence is “the biggest strategic threat faced by our Armed Forces”. He warned that Britain would lose its seat on the UN Security Council and England and Scotland would be reduced to “two struggling nations on Europe’s periphery”. Vice-Adml McAnally, a former commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies, said there is “every possibility” Britain could be forced into unilateral nuclear disarmament. The Navy’s fleet of nuclear submarines


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 3/16/2014 11:22:38 PM     (No. 9771668)

If they give up their nuclear arms because the UN tells them to, then they deserve third world status, especially if Iran and North Korea do not.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dman, 3/16/2014 11:54:25 PM     (No. 9771689)

Sounds like political baloney to me.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 3/17/2014 12:16:08 AM     (No. 9771701)

"there is “every possibility” Britain could be forced into unilateral nuclear disarmament"

Ri-i-i-i-i-ight, but no possibility that North Korea, Pakistan, or Iran will be forced into such disarmament.

It seems to me that once a nation has attained nuclear weapons, it´s not so easy to "force" it to do anything...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bighambone, 3/17/2014 2:34:08 AM     (No. 9771764)

This Scottish succession vote is just another display of old time tribal warfare. There is no way that a little country like Scotland is going to be better off outside the UK. By losing Scotland while continuing to load up with Muslim immigrants the UK is slowing committing national suicide.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JimJr, 3/17/2014 11:02:28 AM     (No. 9772166)

"Go back to England and tell them there that Scotland´s daughters and her sons are yours no more. Tell them Scotland is free."

- William Wallace (Braveheart)

Scotland´s Parliament just voted to assign every child in Scotland a government social worker to watch for the child´s "best interests". This one act proves that Scotland does not want to be free.


I weep for Scotland.

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