The coronavirus pandemic has jeopardised the UK's planned Comprehensive Spending Review. While an interim review might seem justified, key decisions on major defence projects cannot be postponed for long.
Recognition of International Women’s Day has been growing in recent years, with more using the day to highlight obstacles remaining to gender equality. Still, arguments linger over the best ways to increase women’s meaningful participation in the peace and security sectors.
Modern deterrence is concerned with how countries employ their resilience potential to deter today’s hybrid threats, especially through the involvement of the private sector and civil society. New approaches will likely build on the practices already developed by countries exhibiting a strategy of ‘total defence’.
One of the first acts of the next Government will be publication of a Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), outlining the UK’s defence policy in the years ahead. With the life cycle of the UK...