£100bn question

PERHAPS the most important question to be asked before renewing Trident is: at whom are those Weapons of Mass Destruction pointed?

One would assume they are not pointed at Argentina, Iceland, Bosnia, Iraq or Afghanistan, as no use for them could be found during those conflicts.

Who are the people, who hold the government in such terror, that we point those obscene monstrosities at them, those devilish weapons which slaughter not only soldiers but innocent civilians, irrespective of age, gender, creed or ethnicity.

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The public is entitled to clear details of who and why.

Would it not be better to enter serious and continuous negotiations to resolve our differences? Surely the problems cannot be insurmountable? Would negotiations cost more than £100 billion? I doubt it.

Joseph G Miller

Gardeners Street
Dunfermline, Fife