Trident Nukes Being Exploited For ‘Petty Electoral Politics’ – Military Chiefs – 11 April 2015

RT logoBritain’s nuclear arsenal should not be used as a political football in the run-up to the general election next month, according to senior armed forces figures.

Their comments come in the wake of a row in which Defense Secretary Michael Fallon attacked Labour Party leader Ed Miliband over his supposed lack of commitment to the Trident nuclear weapons system.

Fallon accused Miliband of stabbing the UK in the back at the expense of national security. He accused the Labour chief of offering to trade nuclear defense for Scottish National Party (SNP) backing in his quest for winning office.

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