The Royal Marines are in a recruitment crisis – but can the regiment survive?

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The Royal Marines


What the Marines bring to the theatre of war, meanwhile, remains as relevant as ever. That’s the view of Dr Sidharth Kaushal, whose recent report for the Royal United Services Institute acknowledged that while a pivot is already starting to happen, “what the Marines have historically brought to our war-fighting capability is climate specialisation, rapid response and special forces capability. Most of those functions remain strategically relevant.”