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In an era of proliferation, the UK might well need a new nuclear weapon – but we seem to be ploughing ahead without a debate
The security measures for this summer's Games are like something from an Evelyn Waugh satire
Names like Black Watch and Gurkhas are to stay, because Cameron doesn't fancy taking on the Scots and Joanna Lumley at once
Retreat is the most difficult military operation to carry out - because there is no hope of victory
Assassination of Osama bin Laden and regular drone attacks have done nothing to halt the rise of a third generation al-Qaeda
Do we really need an aircraft carrier that might already be obsolete - or an army that can fight foreign wars?
Humiliating turnaround for Cameron as Ministry of Defence reverts to Labour’s original plan
With US and France cutting back on armed forces, UK’s defence review is already out-of-date
Police investigating Gareth Williams's death have been hamstrung by 'national security' concerns
The Pentagon has made unusually large payments to the families of civilians allegedly murdered by a US soldier
A soldier stands guard at a medical checkpoint in Nikabo, Sierra Leone. As health authorities in the country continue efforts to contain the disease, the army is enforcing controls designed to prevent Ebola spreading from one village to another.
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