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J. Vitor Tossini
Britain is responsible for the defence, security and diplomatic relations of five territories in the Caribbean. These territories are the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Montserrat and Turks and Caicos Islands.
Britain's partnership with Nigeria provides the Nigerian Armed Forces with the necessary skills to tackle and defeat terrorist organisations and also aid to thousands of displaced civilians.
HMS Juffair, Britain's first permanent naval base in the Gulf since 1971, will soon enhance the capabilities of the British forces in the region and receive the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.
One of Britain's closest partners in Africa, Sierra Leone saw the arrival of British troops to help end a civil war and recently to tackle the Ebola outbreak.
The British presence in Kenya is essential to improve the capabilities of the British Forces in arid terrain and for future deployments in similar environments.
Britain's foothold in the Far East plays an important role for British interests in the region amidst growing tensions over the South China Sea.