Post-Brexit UK announces largest military spending since Cold War

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Malcolm Chalmers, deputy director-general at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies think tank, said the funding means Britain will retain its position as a middle-rank military power alongside nations such as France, Germany and Japan, but well behind the United States and China. “This is the government saying just because we have Brexit it doesn’t mean we are not a strong alliance player and punching above our weight as we have done for decades,” he said.