Through almost four hundred years of service, the British Armed Services have proven their outstanding merit time and time again. Whether intervening against genocide in the Balkans, breaking the seemingly invincible powers of Napoleon or Hitler, or defending British sovereignty in the Falklands.
Saudi-led intervention in Yemen is based on the perceived growing threat of Iranian influence in the region and has the potential of dragging other states into this new Cold War.
There are planned defence cuts which may see the British Army shrink even further from the 82,000 regular personnel it currently has.
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Splendid isolation or Entente Cordial? The future of UK-EU defence industrial cooperation post-Brexit
What is the future of UK-EU defence industrial cooperation in the post-Brexit environment?
For the last year newspapers, magazines and websites – including this one - have been filled with impressive photographs of the Royal Navy's two new carriers - HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales – commonly referred to as the Queen Elizabeth Class.
Last week, the UK announced it was establishing diplomatic representation in nine countries: Lesotho, Swaziland, the Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu. From an Oceanian perspective, this might be a game changer.
Do British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s personal comments on Saudi Arabia highlight inconsistencies in UK foreign policy towards the Middle East?
The Washington Naval Conference of 1922 can be regarded as the high point of the great steel battleships, the former pride of the world’s navies.
Many often argue for smaller, cheaper carriers but would this be a good idea?