Corbyn Promotes Trident Opponent to U.K. Labour Defense Role

January 6, 2016 8:55 AM

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Jeremy Corbyn completed a reshuffle of the U.K. opposition Labour Party’s top team by installing a fellow opponent of nuclear weapons to the defense brief and firing Europe spokesman Pat McFadden for making comments Corbyn saw as disloyal.

The announcement followed 34 hours of negotiations with other senior members of the team, known as the shadow cabinet. There had been U.K. newspaper reports Corbyn wanted to move foreign-affairs spokesman Hilary Benn, who had contradicted him in a parliamentary debate by supporting airstrikes on Isl...

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