The forthcoming defence review will have to respond to pressures on resources, acknowledge the need to build public understanding of defence, and consider the best means to conceive of effects-based operations.
Officials from Donald Trump’s administration have now announced that the US will formally withdraw in six months from the Open Skies Treaty. The viability of multilateral confidence- and security-building measures is called into question.
While the Arctic is often thought of as a far-off and forbidding place, several million people live there and the world depends on its resources. And it may also be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
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...