UK female soldiers in Afghanistan

Women at war: should female soldiers serve in close combat?

Briefing Tue 18 Nov, AT 14:06

As more countries agree to allow women to serve in combat roles, the issue remains divisive in the UK

Computer hackers

Google and Facebook ‘aiding terrorists,’ says new GCHQ chief

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Nov, AT 10:05

The big tech companies must work with governments to stop terrorists, says head of UK spy agency

Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets in action

RAF pilot threatened to shoot down cargo plane over Kent – video

Video Thu 30 Oct, AT 09:13

'If you do not respond immediately to my orders you will be shot down', an RAF pilot said

Young British soldiers

Britain's child soldiers: should the enlistment age be raised?

Briefing Wed 22 Oct, AT 11:36

Veterans argue signing up offers young people a better life, but campaigners say it's unethical and exploitative

David Cameron at British base in Cyprus

David Cameron: UK paid 'heavy price' in Afghanistan

One-Minute Read Fri 3 Oct, AT 09:14

PM makes surprise visits to Cyprus and Kabul, where he met new Afghan president Ashraf Ghani

Tony Blair

Tony Blair: don't rule out the use of ground troops in Iraq

One-Minute Read Mon 22 Sep, AT 14:41

Former PM joins calls for UK to consider deploying the army to fight Islamic State

US ground troops could return to Iraq, says top military adviser

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 11:41

Government accused of sending 'mixed messages' about their mission against Islamic State militants

David Cameron sets out new anti-terror laws

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 16:14

Tories and Lib Dems had been at odds on on new powers to seize passports of returning jihadist fighters

Hypersonic research aircraft

Hypersonic weapons blown up four seconds into test launch

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Aug, AT 12:11

Set-back for US weapon which would be able to hit a target anywhere in the world within one hour

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