WE know that the British military establishment and its support organisations like the Royal United Services Institute are desperate to prevent Scottish independence because we are such a crucial bit of military real estate for their strategic (especially nuclear) ambitions.
However Malcolm Chambers (Letters, July 4) really goes over the top.
A simple fact. The United States failed to stop the 9/11 attack. There was some twisted rationale for that attack because of the dominant US position in the Middle East and the later attacks and failed plots in the UK were clearly linked to the British involvement in the Iraq and Afghan wars. A non-aggressive independent Scotland would hardly be at the top of any terrorist's hit list.
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