Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by off_les_aura, Nov 19, 2010.
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Which begs the question, why do we need Trident?
"The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one." they said.
"But still they came"
The whole point of Trident is that it is not land based and so is not vulnerable to a pre-emptive strike.Any land based anti missile system would surely be the first target of any potential enemy and they are unlikely to play fair and let us know in advance so we can be ready. :roll:
Seeing as we have 'saved' so much by destroying our our fleet.....maybe we could offer to pay for all that??? Makes as much sense as the destruction of a fleet....no?
It will be years before this can be installed and proven to work and meanwhile it may be strangled at birth by a few Republicans trying to score domestic political points against Obama. Plus problems with individual countries trying to opt out of having kit sited on their territory.
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