Charles Laurence

Why are so many US special forces deployed across Africa?

Wed 28 May, AT 10:00 Charles Laurence

'War on terror' changes gear: Obama is due to explain his new foreign policy at West Point today

Crispin Black

Gurkhas should no longer protect the Sultan of Brunei

Fri 23 May, AT 11:42 Crispin Black

Introduction of brutal Sharia law means it’s time to get out - even if Sultan is buddies with Prince Charles

Why partitioning Ukraine may keep the peace

Talking Point Tue 4 Mar, AT 16:04

Some analysts argue that the best way out of the crisis would be to split Ukraine between east and west

Ultra-orthodox Jewish protestors

Israeli ultra-orthodox protest against army draft

One-Minute Read Mon 3 Mar, AT 14:37

Israeli government plans to enlist 5,200 ultra-orthodox Jews – previously exempt from the draft – by mid-2017

Robert Gates: military cuts will end UK's global role

One-Minute Read Thu 16 Jan, AT 09:20

Britain can no longer be a full military partner of the United States, says former US defence secretary

Obama lost faith in Afghan war strategy, claims Robert Gates

One-Minute Read Wed 8 Jan, AT 09:43

Former US defence secretary uses new memoirs to criticise president's handling of the Afghan war

Crispin Black

'Hollow army' warning: general blows raspberry at Cameron

Thu 19 Dec, AT 13:11 Crispin Black

The Prime Minister hand-picked Nick Houghton as a malleable defence chief - how wrong he was

Sir Nick Houghton

Military is becoming a 'hollow force', warns UK defence chief

One-Minute Read Thu 19 Dec, AT 09:32

Armed Forces on course to have ‘exquisite technology' but insufficient resources to man it

Robert Fox

Afghan 'mission accomplished': Cameron's hostage to fortune

Tue 17 Dec, AT 08:05 Robert Fox

Brave talk cannot hide the risk of Afghanistan being a hub for resurgent al-Qaeda groups

B-52

US bombers make 'direct challenge' to Chinese air zone

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Nov, AT 13:55

Beijing allows US and Japanese aircraft into its expanded air space, but says it's 'monitoring' them

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