The latest Quadrennial Defense Review, presented by the US Department of Defense, outlines a five-year programme until 2015 that sees the US playing a 'global role' in 'a complex environment'. It could pave the way for big changes as it accomodates itself to adjusting military capability so as to be able to do more with its allies.
Our services must get smarter to cope with today’s threats. Their ability to adapt and maintain their high professionalism and dedication in a range of roles and with a variety of technologies is key to playing to British strengths.
The British Army is not equipped to support the police in domestic operations: the case should be made for a third force that is specifically trained and equipped to face situations of extreme public disorder