Isobel Lindsay: The clear route ahead to a nuclear free Scotland
With the historic agreement on a Nuclear Ban Treaty at the United Nations, life long peace activist Isobel Lindsay highlights how the Treaty relates to Scotland.
THE UN CONFERENCE to draft a nuclear-ban treaty has just concluded. With 130 states participating, it was established to agree a formal treaty banning nuclear weapons to which individual states can sign up. It creates an international framework which presents a political and ethical as well as legal challenge to the concept and practices of nuclear 'deterrence’.