Nuclear Futures for 2030: Under the Shadow

In recent weeks, both the United States and Britain have taken major decisions which should ensure the continuation of their nuclear deterrents well into the century. Britain is about to choose a successor to Trident. Washington is to design a new generation of nuclear warhead, which will resist the passage of time and the ageing of components. Along with similar trends in France and Russia, these events clearly signify that the official nuclear powers have every intention to maintain their nuclear capabilities for the foreseeable future.But what will be the nuclear world be like in 2030?

The World Today Published 1 February 2007 Updated 15 October 2020 5 minute READ

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