The UK Says It Could Now Use Nuclear Weapons Against Threats From “Emerging Technologies”

he United Kingdom has unveiled a revised strategic posture, which includes potentially using its own submarine-based nuclear deterrent in response to not only threats presented by weapons of mass destruction but also by other threats from “emerging technologies.” The shift was announced today by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who also confirmed plans to increase the upper limit on U.K. warhead numbers, as The War Zone has previously discussed.

Source: The UK Says It Could Now Use Nuclear Weapons Against Threats From “Emerging Technologies”

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