North Korea expert: They’ll believe Trump is ‘bluffing’
Dr John Nilsson-Wright, senior research fellow for north east Asia at Chatham House, says the North Koreans will believe Trump is ‘bluffing’ when it comes to seeing through his military threats.
North Korea puts military muscle on show
The military hardware was impressive, the spectacle epic. And with the visuals, an unequivocal message from Pyongyang: “Mess with us at your peril”.
Failed Trident missile test
The Prime Minister is under pressure to reveal whether she knew about a failed test-firing of one of Britain’s Trident nuclear missiles before urging MPs to renew the system. A report in the Sunday Times said the unarmed missile had veered off course after launching in June last year. But in a Commons speech on…
FactCheck: how dangerous is North Korea?
North Korea’s leaders say the communist country has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. Should we believe them? Should we panic?
FactCheck Q&A: Britain’s real military strength
The government is putting a positive spin on today’s big announcement on defence spending. How strong will the armed forces really be in 2020?
FactCheck: Does Britain want to scrap Trident?
Neil Kinnock thinks the public will not back Labour’s renewed enthusiasm for unilateral nuclear disarmament. But could public opinion be swinging behind Jeremy Corbyn?
FactCheck: should we scrap Trident?
David Cameron says we need the Trident deterrent to protect against new threats like South Korea and safeguard jobs. FactCheck goes nuclear.