The SNP has revealed
that a motion on NATO membership, put forward by the party's
leadership, will be considered at its conference in the autumn. The
announcement comes amid serious questions over the future of Britain's
Trident nuclear weapons system in the event of Scottish independence.
'In the first instance, Norway and Denmark were never nuclear weapons
states – and it is rather a different matter for a country to reject
nuclear weapons which form part of NATO's nuclear framework and then ask
to become a member.'
'But more worryingly, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands have all
called for the removal of US nuclear weapons from their countries and
have been unable to extricate themselves from the nuclear obligations of
NATO: thus remaining hosts to US tactical nukes. Their experience
should provide a stark warning to the SNP of the realities of NATO
But now Eire is in the shit the snp exremists say the Irish
are a bunch of cunts. Alex Salmond cheered Fred Goodwin on in his takeover bid for ABN Amro
- the a deal that ultimately broke the bank. As late as March 2008,
Salmond was still selling Edinburgh's financial services buccaneers as
evidence that Scotland could stand on its own as part of an "arc of
prosperity" alongside Ireland, Iceland and the Nordic countries. The SNP
leader told an audience in Harvard:
With RBS and HBOS - two of the world's largest banks - Scotland has global leaders today, tomorrow and for the long-term.