The cross -party hypocrisy of backing nuclear WMDs. Fifty-one years ago the UK Labour government led the world in pressing for global nuclear disarmament, after several years’ negotiating at the United Nations. On 18 January 1968, Fred Mulley MP, the then Labour Minister of State for Disarmament at the Foreign Office, told the 358th Plenary meeting of the Eighteen Nation Disarmament Committee (ENDC) – the forerunner to the present day UN Committee on Disarmament (CD) – in respect of the then proposed Article 6 on nuclear disarmament of the nascent nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT): “My own Government have consistently held that the [Nuclear Nonproliferation] Treaty should and must lead to such [nuclear ] disarmament.” (emphasis added).
David Lowry’s Blog 22nd May 2019 read more »
Atomic Armageddon revisited: The utter hypocrisy of nuclear armed bullies. When Washington and Whitehall charge Iran with telling untruths about the real facts of its nuclear programme, they should first look at their own extremely challengeable and distorted record.
David Lowry’s Blog 20th May 2019 read more »