The illustrious but least-known General Dempsey has been treated so poorly by military historians not because his role was unimportant or because his abilities were in doubt, but simply because he was content to let others hog the limelight.
There is presently no ‘contextual demand’ for the military history of the 1720s and 1730s; this article seeks to rectify it.
The prevailing view that the introduction of ballistic missile defence components in South Asia would destabilize the prevailing nuclear equilibrium between India and Pakistan and lead to an ‘all out’ arms race is flawed.Global Security Issues
If the West is to act in a concerted manner to stem radical terrorism, inhibit illicit drug and people trafficking, isolate rogue regimes and stem ethnic cleansing, a new military doctrine to manage such risks needs to be established.
There are several grounds for cautious optimism where NATO-Russia military co-operation and the creation of true interoperability are concerned.
Lord Drayson explains his plans for the new Defence Industrial Strategy.
The British Armed Forces are not the biggest, but in the view of many of us they are still the best; we must all ensure they stay that way.
'For the tragedy of the Rwandan genocide, the real culprit...was the deep intransigence and total lack of commitment and desire by the Security Council...to do something about the worsening crisis.'
Those who are lured by expensive technologies without a deeper understanding of how to use them will be left with empty pockets and shiny toys.
Using the past to determine the future, Colin Gray offers seven reasons why this century will prove to be one steeped in bloodshed.
The outgoing Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff assesses progress in the War on Terror during his four-year term and reflects on the state of the Atlantic Alliance.