The British Army needs a mobile anti-tank reserve capability in order to credibly stop opposing heavy armour during a peer conflict. Without it, outnumbered UK armour will be held at bay while infantry are overwhelmed
The UK’s review of security, defence, development and foreign policy, halted by the health emergency, is now restarting. But not from where it stopped, for both outputs and inputs need to be reconsidered.
The coronavirus pandemic has put many of the central sources of the UK’s soft power on pause. These must be protected, and new opportunities should be seized, for the UK to remain a global leader in soft power.
Perhaps the greatest current cyberspace threat is cyber-enabled information operations, which strike at the narratives that underlie social cohesion. The long-term solution is education in critical thinking, but some legal changes could help blunt the effects in the short term.
The US Marine Corps is reorganizing itself to confront China. Ensuring that it can hold ground and sustain its deployments without diverting naval resources will be a major challenge. Meanwhile US allies in other theatres must adjust to the USMC’s shift in focus
Rendezvous and Proximity Operations in space add a layer of complexity to an already confused conversation concerning weapons in orbit. Consensus regarding their use and potential threat is needed to prevent miscalculations and unwanted escalation of tensions
To launch the Building Stronger Societies webinar series, Professor V. Sumantran, Chairman of Celeris Technologies and Elisabeth Braw, Senior Research Fellow in Modern Deterrence, RUSI, will discuss...