A consistent feature of official UK positions after Brexit was enthusiasm for continued UK–Europe cooperation on defence and security matters. However, difficulties in the talks endanger both intergovernmental activities in this domain and the future of UK defence industrial capability.
The UK and France mark a decade since the signature of bilateral treaties designed to tighten their defence and security cooperation. There have been many achievements, but quite a few disappointments as well.
The UK has created one of the best tools for mitigating Huawei’s risks. Whether or not the UK Huawei ban stands, its Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre should receive increased funding and support to protect and enhance its interests at home and abroad.
A discussion with Professor Michael Clarke, Distinguished Fellow, RUSI and Helen Ramscar, Associate Fellow, RUSI, to launch their latest book entitled ‘Tipping Point: Britain, Brexit and Security in...