The First World War resulted in the creation of a number of independent states in the eastern part of the European continent. Yet it is Poland that celebrates its national day precisely on 11 November.
Libya is back in the international spotlight after reports emerged of African migrants being sold to the highest bidder. However, this is just one aspect of the North African state’s seven-year crisis.
The UK armed forces will have to wait for a financial settlement until the outcome of the National Security Capability Review. Until then, the budgetary problems at the Ministry of Defence will go unanswered.