April 15th, 2015

Sunset Empire

BY Christian Ford

If you make it to the UK these days, you’ll find cracks in the united part of that kingdom.  Scotland didn’t vote to separate, but in the aftermath it’s become even more independent minded.  One of the bones of contention is the Trident Force, that is, Britain’s nuclear submarine base and concomitant nuclear weapons, all of which are controlled by London and kept in Scotland.  You can see how this might cause friction. Underlying the issue of sovereignty, is the [...]