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J. Vitor Tossini

Vitor is a doctoral student of International Relations at the Sao Paulo State University. He also explores British imperial and military history, and its legacies to the modern world.

A look at the Russian defence budget

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been fuelling frequent analyses about the Russian defence budget. According to the most recent estimates using market exchange rates, the...

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.

The Caymans and the British presence in the Caribbean

A look at the Cayman Islands Regiment and the British military presence in the Caribbean.

The British Defence Singapore Support Unit – enabling the tilt

The British "tilt" to the Indo-Pacific benefits considerably from the current military presence in Singapore.

The UK tilt to the Indo-Pacific – Is it achievable?

Establishing Britain as the European country with the most prominent presence in the region is an ambitious goal but it is not unachievable.

The Falkland Islands Defence Force – The oldest land unit of the British Overseas...

The Falkland Islands Defence Force has expanded the scope of its military training and readiness.

The UK and its ‘Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers’ – A guide

British Overseas Territories are essential in enabling the UK's expeditionary capabilities.

The UK in South Africa – The Simonstown Agreement

The Agreement between Britain and South Africa would last for two decades while becoming an example of the British strategy to retain a global reach at reduced costs.

The Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms (COBR) – A Short Introduction

The primary purpose of COBR is to coordinate and discuss the response to matters of national, regional or international significance. # COBRA # COBR

Britain and the Gurkhas – An enduring partnership

Since 1815, the Gurkhas have been some of the finest troops Britain could call upon.