This morning, around 4,500 British servicemen and women will be serving our country across the globe. They are taking part in 25 operations in almost 30 countries.
Posts Tagged: The Army
“I want you and your families to know that this Government is on your side.”
Douglas Hansen-Luke: Tata Steel. Neither closure nor nationalisation make sense. Here’s a strategic alternative.
Javid should be bold, and push for a British steel reserve modelled on America’s oil reserve.
If required, Britain’s removal, temporarily, from the European Court of Human Rights when forces are sent into conflict may be necessary.
Mark Pursey: A new deal with Kenya represents a significant move away from Blair’s unworldly foreign policy
Allowing Kenyan courts to try British troops for crimes committed when off duty has wide ramifications.
It isn’t mindless flattery to think we are blessed to have Cameron. But when he does step back, here’s what his successor should be like.
From abolishing the Army to withdrawing from NATO, here are the five key things you need to know about the Leader of the Opposition.
Or will the upcoming SDSR be used to change the Government’s plans?
We will meet the NATO’s investment pledge to spend two per cent of GDP on defence every year of this decade.
We will increase the defence budget by more than inflation; not reduce the size of the regular armed forces further, and replace the four existing Vanguard submarines.
So we need to continue to invest heavily in naval equipment – ensuring that it comes into operation, and has the manpower to go with it.