The Defence Secretary confirmed that he has scrapped the zero-tolerance approach to drug-taking in the armed forces, and commanding officers now have discretion.
Cleverly can undercut perceptions of the party as being just for the rich and those born with a silver spoon in their mouths.
We are providing funding to help service leavers to go to university, and scholarships for the children of those killed on duty.
When we bend the rules in our favour, we cheapen our country. We become, in effect, the colonial power that the IRA accuse us of being.
Former paramilitary fighters are out of prison. IRA killers have restarted their lives. Yet British soldiers face the threat of prosecution.
Is the Treasury up for funding and voters up for supporting the ideas he sketched out ealier this week?
The US President opted not to attend a commemoration for the fallen due to inclement weather.
At a ConHome conference interview yesterday, Williamson suggested we should do so if it will save or improve lives without disproportionate cost.
We suspect that they are alarmed by the prospect of the legal and publicity circus that a trial here might well bring with it.
The twenty-first century Division will have more strings to its bow than simply armoured vehicles, strike brigades, and air assault capabilities.
The MoD should use the opportunity of Brexit to reflect on whether EU competition rules should continue to apply to procurement.
It is rare to hear the defence establishment talking plainly about the need to protect Britain against external threats.
The erroneous assumption that hostile states were no longer relevant has rightly been abandoned. Now our Armed Forces need the resources to meet the challenge.
Doing so would be an opportunity for us to learn – Ukrainian forces have valuable experience of state-to-state conflict, and of Russian weaponry we have never faced.
Brexit has transformed the context in which we plan our security. Commitments to our European neighbours and Global Britain require more money.