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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.

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.

Britain in Antarctica – British Antarctic Territory and the British Antarctic Survey

The British Antarctic Survey goes beyond scientific research, the presence also serves to ensure that competing claimants do not weaken the UK's position in the area.

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary – Supporting Britain’s interests overseas

For more than a century, the RFA has been essential in allowing the Royal Navy to operate globally.

The Five Eyes – The Intelligence Alliance of the Anglosphere

The Five Eyes brings the UK, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand into the world's most complete and comprehensive intelligence alliance.

A short introduction to the Baghdad Pact – When Britain and Iran were allies

For almost 25 years, the UK led an organisation that included Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Pakistan as military allies.