Long Reads Of The Week: Tridents, Trump And Polygamy

5 great reads you might have missed from around the web

1 | In 'Trident: the British question', the Guardian's Ian Jack takes a thorough look at Britain's nuclear submarine capabilities and explains how the issue became such a key political issue that goes to the heart of how the United Kingdom views itself and its future.

2 | For the New York Times, Azam Ahmed joins 10 migrants making the perilous trek through Mexico to the promised land of America. Featuring stunning photography from Daniel Berehulak.

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3 | In the midst of Trump-mania, it would be easy to conclude America might be lurching to the right. But the more you look at facts, the less this appears to be case, argues the Atlantic's Peter Beinart

4 | It's been called the scientific breakthrough of the decade. So how did researchers finally find gravitational waves? The New Yorker's Nicola Twilley finds out.

5 | Rolling Stone's Jesse Hyde has the incredible story of Short Creek, the largest polygamist enclave in America still under the spell of its prophet Warren Jeffs as he serves a life sentence in Texas for multiple convictions of child rape, and how the community is in the grips of a civil war.