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10.09.2014

15:34

Removal of Trident 'red line' for Scottish independence

Scottish independence would be the "biggest move towards nuclear disarmament the world has ever seen", Pete Wishart, SNP MP for Perth and Perthshire North has said.
00:16

What might a Scottish defence force look like?

The BBC's Cameron Buttle looks at what a Scottish defence force might look like if the electorate vote "Yes" on 18 September.

09.09.2014

00:14

What about Scotland's national security?

The BBC's Reevel Alderson focuses on the issue of national security in an independent Scotland and what that could look like.

04.09.2014

01:31

What is Nato and would a Yes Scotland join it?

The BBC's James Cook looks at the military alliance Nato and whether an independent Scotland would become a member.

03.09.2014

11:02

Nato states 'would welcome' Scotland

Nato would welcome an independent Scotland even if the country removed Trident, the former UK ambassador to the military alliance says.

31.08.2014

17:55

General attacks SNP defence policy

The defence policies in the Scottish government's White Paper are "amateurish" and "dangerous", a former Nato commander says.

26.08.2014

11:06

Salmond versus Darling

Glenn Campbell chairs, as Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling go head-to-head at Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

25.08.2014

16:55

Kirk ministers back 'Yes' vote

More than 30 ministers sign a declaration backing Scottish independence, saying it is the only way to abolish nuclear weapons in Scotland.

15.08.2014

00:47

What might independence mean for Trident?

The BBC's James Cook looks at the question of how a Yes vote could affect the UK's nuclear weapons programme.

14.08.2014

00:01

Trident relocation 'not impossible'

Moving Trident nuclear submarines out of an independent Scotland would be "very difficult but not impossible", according to a study.
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