The paper’s purpose is to examine the making of decisions of consequence at four crossroads in history when all participants knew that the stakes were high but where there was little consensus on anything else; and to illuminate and help interpret current events in light of lessons they provide.
Veterans For Britain
Brexit and Boris Johnson stopped Russia’s brutal war machine from conquering Ukraine within days of the invasion beginning, according to a leading military expert.
A Flash Briefing from the Veterans for Britain Board
Any society that wishes to remain united risks dangerous corrosion from an obsession with identity politics.
ACM Mike Wigston, the Chief of the Air Staff, intends to divert time and resources into developing so-called ‘carbon neutral’ fuels for the RAF.
14 Feb: EU defence ambitions still pose a threat to Global Britain’s sovereignty. Why, how & what is to be done.
The forthcoming root and branch reset of the civil service led in the Cabinet Office by Lord Agnew and Baroness Finn is greatly to be welcomed. Ministers are – and should be able to be – critically reliant on the civil service to be honest, genuinely objective, consciously subordinate and also on the ball…
What each of the various EU institutions are doing and aiming for in defence integration – according to themselves
The United Kingdom is an island nation. Post-Brexit maritime policy, especially over fisheries, needs to be courageous and ranging.
The arm wrestling over the UK’s fishing grounds will be decisive in how the entire Brexit talks will evolve. The UK has to be robust.
The first essay of this pair painted a picture of the great opportunities that Brexit will bring both to enhance our national security and to reinforce the defence and security of the Free World – we must get used to this term once more – as the curtain falls on the era of fuzzy internationalism and as dark shadows return to the world order.