The former president of Russia, who is now the deputy chairman of the Security Council, also said at the "Knowledge" marathon that "if you have a weapon in your hands, and I, as a former president, know what it is, you must be prepared that your hand will not tremble in a certain situation to use it, no matter how monstrous and cruel it sounds".
“Quasi-civilian infrastructure may be a legitimate target for a retaliatory strike”
As reported by the Huffington Post, Liz Truss, at the meeting in Birmingham where she was speaking, was asked by the host if she would give the order "to release the nuclear weapons" from the Trident program and, if necessary, to press the nuclear button.
Answering the question, Liz Truss said that she is ready to do it.
The Senate's chairman, Teodor Melescanu, pleaded, while attending on Friday the 4th edition of the Bucharest Security Conference, for increasing the defence and deterrence capacity in the Black Sea region. "The defence and deterrence policy, the capacity to adapt to the changes in the world represents a fantastic thing.
In what may kickstart yet another round of arms race between some of the most powerful countries in the world, China is all set to induct a new missile named Dongfeng-41 which has the capacity to hit targets anywhere in the world. The missile is equipped with devices to pierce its way through the enemy’s missile warning and defence systems.