UK ‘deluded’ in relying on US for defence, warns thinktank
Richard Norton-Taylorr, The Guardian
Assumptions that the US will always come to Britain's rescue are complacent and it is "delusional" to believe that the UK can act alone without closer European defence co-operation, a leading thinktank warns today. A root and branch review of Britain's security interests, including options to avoid renewing the Trident nuclear missile system, is urgently needed, the Institute for Public Policy Research says.
* House of Commons Report, "Global Security: Non-Proliferation"
* Trident nuclear deterrent replacement under review