Reply to post: Re: QCs don't make the law, or decide what is legal

The Wilson Doctrine isn't legally binding, MPs CAN be spied on, says QC

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: QCs don't make the law, or decide what is legal

"The general consensus is that the letter leaves it up to the captain. Captains, after they have retired, have pretty uniformally indicated that they would not fire their missiles. Presumably they would opt to join the Australian or New Zealand navies on the other side of the world, as they have the range."

Neville Shute probably had it pretty much right all along. :)

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