The British Army needs to replace its narrow focus on operations in
Afghanistan with more strategic, long-term thinking, trialling fresh ideas
to develop new concepts for a range of contingencies. (Free access)
Three former senior officials deeply involved in managing the UK’s defences comment on the country’s latest Integrated Review, Defence Command Paper and the newly-released Defence and Security Industrial Strategy.
The UK government has decided to merge the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. RUSI’s Deputy Director-General analyses what this means for the UK’s future diplomacy and aid policies.