Analysis Section

The analysis section contains opinion on topical defence issues and reviews of media such as books, games and films, please note that these are not news articles and are purely the opinion of the author and not necessarily that of the UK Defence Journal.

Opinion

We aim to draw opinion from a wide range of sources on a wide range of topics.


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A look at the UK’s strategic partnership with Ukraine

Since the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014, Ukraine has been the cornerstone of the UK's approach to the Black Sea region.

Memories of BATUS

The news that the bulk of the British Army is leaving BATUS has brought a wave of nostalgia to a certain generation of BAOR warriors.

The British Army is in big trouble

News that Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace has summonsed the Army Board for a "dressing down" hit the media this week. 

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Reviews

Our reviews aim to cover defence related media from games to books.


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Harrier 809 by Rowland White – A review

Harrier 809 by Rowland White tells the story of how the public perception of the Harrier went from a novelty to an iconic symbol of British combat aviation.

Microsoft Flight Simulator – A review

Despite a launch marred by calamitous community engagement, Microsoft Flight Simulator manages to soar above and beyond expectations.

1917 – A film review

1917 depicts the horrors of trench warfare of the First World War with raw tension, terror and urgency.

Submissions Policy

These articles are the opinion of their authors and not necessarily that of the UK Defence Journal. If you would like to submit your own article on a relevant topic, please see our submission guidelines.