Brian Larkin: We shall - and we really can - overcome the scourge of nuclear weapons
Brian Larkin, coorindator of the Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre, urges all to become active in the campaign to abolish nuclear weapons
SINCE the fall of the Berlin Wall, the threat posed by nuclear weapons has seemed to recede. Other issues have captured our attention - Iraq, globalisation, and with the ice caps melting, climate change. But with Donald Trump, surrounded by generals, in the White House, and Kim Jong Un seeking to acquire nuclear weapons, the risk of nuclear war is greater than it has ever been.