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This abstract discusses the United Kingdom's controversial decision to increase its nuclear warhead stockpile cap, defying international expectations and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). The decision, announced amid global disarmament efforts and criticism, reflects internal political dynamics and challenges the UK's credibility on the world stage. It explores implications for UK-Scotland relations, public opinion, and broader international reactions, contrasting with global trends towards nuclear disarmament. The abstract also examines the upcoming UN NPT Review Conference and its potential impact on global nuclear policies and alliances.


First published in The Hill Times, Canada' foremost foreign and defense policy magazine.

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