Britain’s defence relationship with the European Union

While there are no plans for British involvement in a European military, the UK does take part in a wide array of European Union defence initiatives.

Who are Islamic State?- Modern Terrorism Series Part 4

Though al-Qaeda has publicly disowned, and attempted to disassociate itself from Islamic State, there is little doubt that the latter is its offspring.

Who are Hamas? – Modern Terrorism Series Part 3

That some of the Muslim Brotherhood members in Palestine had rebranded themselves as Hamas was first revealed in some pamphlets in 1987.

The Muslim Brotherhood – Modern Terrorism Series Part 2

The "Muslim Brotherhood" is the forerunner of most extremist organisations in the modern era.

Terrorism and UK Law – Modern Terrorism Series Part 1

One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter." So it is perhaps useful to have some idea of what a "Terrorist" is and how "Terrorism" is defined.

A strategic review of Japan’s military

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has recently been announcing that Japan will be reviewing its pacifist constitution that restricts its military.

What is a Strategic Defence and Security Review anyway?

With another Strategic Defence and Security Review due in the coming months this article intends to break down the SDSR process to gain an...

Analysis of 2 Group RAF Part 2: ISTAR/Comms

In this the second part of my look at 2 Group RAF, I will be looking at the Communications Fleet and Intelligence, Surveillance, Target...

Defence and Security after the 2015 General Election

With the general election results through the future of Defence, Security and Foreign Affairs is now much clearer, especially with a single party majority....
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Overview of the 2015 General Election Defence Manifestos

In this article we will attempt to provide an unbiased overview of the key elements of each of the main political parties Defence manifestos....



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